Category Archives: Schools

Happy Halloween from 1952

    Source: School Photographs IC5 For more, visit the Kingston Public Library, and the Local History Room, and the full blog at piqueoftheweek.wordpress.com

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Read more books!

Get more gold stars! Source: PC12 Schools Collection, Acc. 2014-2   For more, visit the Kingston Public Library, and the Local History Room, and the full blog at  piqueoftheweek.wordpress.com.

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New Exhibit: Are you ready for some football…history?

This month, the Local History exhibit case at the Kingston Public Library features a few football artifacts loaned to us by the Silver Lake Regional High School Library.   Recently Coach John Montosi, who led the Lakers football team from … Continue reading

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New Exhibit – School Days

Ring ring goes the bell The cook in the lunchroom ready to sell Chuck Berry — “School Days” For September’s lobby case exhibit, the Local History Room presents highlights from a great collection of photographs of Kingston Elementary School dating … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Iconic Buildings of Kingston

As part of the celebrations for Kingston’s 275th anniversary in 2001, the Friends of the 275th commissioned a set of blocks depicting eight iconic Kingston buildings: the old Town House, the Center Primary school (now called the Faunce School), the … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: The Boys of Summer Start in the Springtime

Stop by the Library this month to see photographs of baseball players in and around Kingston from 1897 to 1961. Source: The Albion Holmes Collection, MC 25 For more, visit the Kingston Public Library, and the Local History Room, and the full … Continue reading

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Trick or treat!

If you need any ideas for your Halloween festivities, here are the costume winners from a few decades back.

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Back in the classroom, open your books

Captioned by the teacher’s grand-niece, this photograph shows the seventh and eight grades at the Center Primary. This school house is now known as the Faunce School.  For another class photo, see here.

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New Exhibit – Congratulations Graduates!

Stop by the Library and take a look at this month’s exhibit, which highlights Kingston graduates and graduations from 1862 on. This photograph was donated by the daughter of one of the graduates pictured.  The inscription on the back reads … Continue reading

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Laddie – A Christmas Story

In 1928, the first and second grade students in Elspeth Hardy’s class wrote a holiday story about a little dog named Laddie saving Christmas for his family. As Mrs. Hardy described the process, “The children worked collectively; one child started … Continue reading

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