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Nelson's One Room Schools
Roberta Wingerson The Nursery of Liberty: Schools and Education in the Monadnock Region. Historical Society of Cheshire County, 2009 Settlement began in Nelson, then called Packersfield, in 1767. The first town meeting was held in 1772 but it was not until 1785 that the town voted to raise thirty pounds to support a “reading and writing school”. Prior