Timeline for the Brick School
1891 The Brick School House was built at a cost of $1600.00 on the site of an earlier school and became one of 13 one-room schools in the town of Georgia.
By 1927 the Brick School had a population of 50 students.
1930 The school was made “Standard” which meant it met certain criteria for student health.
1936 Repairs were made to the foundation.
1940 The Brick School was closed and pupils went to the White Meeting House until the Meeting House burned in 1952.
The Brick School was re-opened from 1952 -1959 when the Georgia Lower School was opened and all students transferred there.
1959 -1973 Vacant
1973 Stanley and Lois Webster give the Brick School House to the Town of Georgia. Restored by the Ruritan Club.
1975 (August) The Georgia Historical Society opened its doors to the public at the Brick School after much renovation.
1999 The Brick School was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Parts of the Georgia Plain Post Office (1857 – 1905)
Maple sugaring memorabilia
Trilobites (a fossil preserved in rock) from Parker Quarry on the Middle Road
Collection of framed prints by Frederick Stanley (1892-1966) (Illustrator for Colliers and Saturday Evening Post)(spent summers at Breezy Point)
Children’s antique toys and dolls
Bottles from Green Mountain Renovator and Ransom Smith
Depiction of Pickett's charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, PA during the Civil War
Friendship Quilt found incomplete in pieces and finished for display at the museum by Rebecca Ballard
An organ (Melodian)(100 years old)
The BRICK SCHOOL MUSEUM is OPEN on Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. through September 30th
THANK YOU to all those who visited and viewed our special collection of Georgia memorabilia. We hope you enjoyed your visit as much as we enjoyed having you. We look forward to seeing you again!
4127 Ethan Allen Highway
Georgia, VT 05478