District: 49- North Hackberry
By Tayler Wellbrock
North Hackberry was opened in 1896 (Gove County Register of Deeds). It is located 3 miles south and 6 miles west of Grinnell, Township 11, Ranges 30 and 31 (History and Heritage of Gove County).
Some of the students of North Hackberry were Jeanie
Stephens, Mary Lou Stephens, Jeanie Stephens, Danny Racette, and many others.
Two of the teachers were Mrs. Racette and Stella Mather (History and Heritage
of Gove County). The age range was 5-23, and they went to school from
had 1building and only one room in that building. Some of the courses they took were Grammar,
Physiology, Hygiene, Constitution of the
A regular salary for the teachers was $210 for 7
month, which was a whole school year (Gove County Register of Deeds). Mandate or law closed the school on
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Front row: Danny Racette, Mary Lou Stephens
Back row: Judy Stephens, Jeanie Stephens