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Letter to the Editor - Remembering the Burnham School

 

September 25, 2018



Editor,

I enjoyed your article about the renewed interest in Burnham School on the Fresno Road west of Havre. The old school when it closed consisted not only of the stately school building itself but also a tool/wood/coal shed and a four-horse stable, and also a playground, grove and bomb shelter (Since the time was World War II and there was still fear of bombing attacks on western states).

There were eight students — five boys and three girls — as a part of the student body on that final year, all in the same classroom. Three of the boys finished grade school that year leaving only...



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