Row’s Corners – A One Room School House in Elizabethtown

Row’s Corners

Location of Rowe’s Corners School – Map 1861-62

(School Section # 4)


This is all the information we have on this school. If anyone as any additional information or photos on this school we would appreciate hearing from you.




Row’s Corners SS#4 June 1896

School Superintendents Report (Ontario Archives)

Shows the following information, which in some cases contradicts what we have already researched, and contradicts other filed School Superintendents Reports:

1850: Frame building, constructed in 1832, condition: Good

1854: Stone building first opened in 1846



The following information was extracted from the motion papers of the Elizabethtown Council 1855-1873:


That the sum of $73. clear of all expenses be levied and collected on the rateable property of school section No 4.-1862
that the application of the trustees of School Section No 4 be received and laid over for further consideration- 1868
that the Trustees of School Section No 4 of Elizabethtown be paid to Samuel McNish agreeable to the request of the Trustees of said Section- 1871
To the Municipal Council of the Township of Elizabethtown in Council assembled, Gentlemen, Please pay Samuel McNish the sum due School Section No 4 of Elizabethtown, signed Sidney Easton and Cyrus Wright- 1871
that James Daniels and John Daniels be relieved from paying School Tax to School Section No 4 amounting to $6.66 cents as said Daniels belong to the Separate School in Brockville and the collector get a copy of this motion- 1872[1]

[1] Lyn Museum Archives