A Sussex County public school classroom in 1926

September 21, 2021

With schools reopening in Sussex County, and new schools under construction in many different communities, we thought it would be interesting to show the interior of a Sussex County one-room schoolhouse in 1926.

This photograph shows the classroom of the Records School No. 83 near Hitchens Crossroads between Georgetown and Laurel.

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