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Lindley Central School #3 (Lindleytown School) ( # 1 Old Schools )

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The Changing River Bed

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Happy 2014 Valentine's Day

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From Grandma's Scrapbook Feb.12,1944

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August 3,1882 A Hot Time in Lindley,NY

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Thanks  to Bill Canfield for sharing this article in the Corning Journal August 3,1882, P3 Col.4

The sash ,door and blind factory of W.H. Hill & Co of Lindley was burned on Tuesday afternoon. The total loss is over five thousand dollars. There was $2,400 insurance on the building and machinery. The half dozen workmen had been for half an hour in the finishing room, in the second story, packing up manufactured articles .There was no one in the work room below, and the fire began in the end opposite the engine room. When the alarm was given the most of the lower story was in flames as the fire spread quickly.  The workmen hastily escaped.  There was no chance to save any of the manufactured articles, the value of which was about $1,400 .The sawmill owned by the company was in much danger and also the planning mill beyond it ,as the burning material was carried by the wind. The Lawrenceville fire company came with a hand engine and the neighbors rallied. For two hours, the contest …