In the early morning of January 18, 1970, much of High Mowing School burned to the ground. But the stories from the aftermath of the fire, as remembered by Mrs. Emmet in From Farm to School, do not only paint a picture of loss. There are also many stories of hope and resilience from that night, and more still from the days and months that followed. Here are just a few.
Mrs. Emmet and many of the students gathered across campus in the home of Frank Waterman, a faculty member at the time. As the old houses and the connecting strip of barn continued to burn, those gathered waited for …
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