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Hear about Geneva's Coultrap school's history

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  • The history of Coultrap School will be the subject of the Geneva History Center's Brown Bag Lunch series on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

      The history of Coultrap School will be the subject of the Geneva History Center's Brown Bag Lunch series on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
    BRIAN HILL/August 2012

 

Submitted by Geneva History Center

From its opening in 1923, to its contested status today, what is known as Coultrap Elementary School has touched the lives of many Geneva residents. Originally, the Geneva Community High School, and later a junior high, then a middle school, and finally Coultrap Elementary, the building has hosted youth at a variety of stages in their lives. Come listen to key events in the building's history and hear shared stories about Geneva residents' experiences with this endangered building.

Presented by the Geneva History Center, this program is part of the Brown Bag Lunch series. It will take place at noon Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Geneva History Center, 113 S. Third St.

Cost of admission is $5 for adults, $3 for GHC members and students, free to Herrington Circle members. Cookies and coffee are provided and participants are encouraged to bring their lunch. Inglenook Pantry of Geneva generously provides soup on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, call the Geneva History Center at (630) 232-4951 or visit www.genevahistorycenter.org to register online.

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