Two local Jewell County writers celebrated Kansas Day together 60 years ago at Sweet Home School
Kansas Day 60 Years Ago
February 4, 2021
There did not seem to be many articles or comments about the 160th Birthday of the State of Kansas which was observed on Jan. 29, 2021. However, on Facebook, a photo surfaced showing students from Jewell County's Sweet Home School celebrating the Kansas Centennial. The photo was taken 60 years ago at the little country school.
In 1961, Sweet Home School District 75 was located at what is now the northwest corner of the intersection of H Road and 150 Road. This is "the four-mile corner" west of Jewell.
Sweet Home was a typical "one-room" school. One classroom, an entry way and a flag pol...
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