Bolton School- A One Room Schoolhouse in Elizabethtown

Bolton School

(School Section # 23)

Location of Bolton’s School – Map from 861-62

The old Bolton School once stool on the property of Henry White. The school once stood near the Bolton Cemetery on Lot 5 of the Tenth Concession in Elizabethtown.  There were several Berry Families located near the school, and their children made up the larger part of the student body.

The Bolton School was located in the hamlet of Shiloh.

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: no report

1854: Log building, first opened in 1842

If anyone has any photos or additional information on this school, we would appreciate hearing from you.