Jamestown Historical Society

Carr School

The Carr School was built in 1889 on the site now anchored by McQuade’s Market. It was a large two-story building serving grades K-4 and was in use until 1955 when the Lawn Avenue School was built.

May Day was celebrated with a Maypole Dance, a Queen and her court, and a short presentation by each class.

To see other Carr School items from our collection, click on CARR SCHOOL.

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