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A century since the one-room schoolhouse closed

Rachel Gall fiddled traditional tunes during the schoolhouse anniversary celebration on Saturday, June 9. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — The 100th anniversary of the closing of the Beebe Hill one-room schoolhouse in Falls Village featured bubbles, hot dogs, traditional fiddle tunes, history and a drone.

On Saturday morning, June 9, members of the Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society were ready to show visitors around the venerable schoolhouse.

That it was a schoolhouse at all came as a surprise to one young visitor.

“I thought it was a shed,” she said.

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