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Located at the intersection of Church Road and Sinking Springs Road, Centre Square is the only existing one-room school in the township that has not been converted to a residence. It's believed to have been built around 1885 and was closed in 1921. Currently, an effort is underway to conserve this historic structure.

Centre Square Schoolhouse in 1953
Photo credit: Jay Crist

This website is dedicated to the history and preservation of this historic landmark. Please feel free to navigate these pages and see how you can help with the restoration effort.

We also welcome any memories you may have of the schoolhouse, from any time period. Contributions of photographs, stories, or any other content are greatly appreciated, and will help us tell the story of this school.

Portions of the content on this site have been republished with permission from the Manchester Township Historical Society. Please visit http://www.mantwphistory.com/ for more information regarding this and other local historical resources.

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This site is maintained by the Schoolhouse Commitee of Grace Lutheran Church, a non-profit organization