***Kanawha County Schools Page 4***

Doran School

Doran School

The Doran School was built in 1912 and supported 18 students.
This was another school that was so far out in the country that you had to pipe-in sunshine. About 3 miles from Reamer WV,
which is about 2 miles south of Clendenin, on the left fork of Leatherwood Creek. This school closed around 1957.

Doran School



Dry Branch - Maplelawn School

Dry Branch School

DRY BRANCH-MAPLELAWN SCHOOL was built in 1938 on Dry Branch of Davis Creek.  In 1960, additions were
made and the school name changed from "Dry Branch School" to "Maplelawn School." You can still see the old school today,
 by going to Blizzards Custom Cycle right off Corridor G.
Maplelawn School

Maplelawn School

Maplelawn School

Maplelawn School





Dry Ridge School

Dry Ridge School

Dry Ridge School was another so-far-out-in-the-country that they had to pipe-in sunshine. Dry Ridge was located in Kanawha
County near the Clay County line, up on the mountain about halfway between Dutch Ridge and Clendenin.

Dry Ridge School

Dry Ridge School




Eds Fork School

Eds Fork School
ED'S FORK SCHOOL was located about 5 miles south east of Clendenin. Built in 1924, it housed an average of 39 kids,.

Eds Fork School




Emma Belle School

Emma Belle School

EMMA BELLE SCHOOL was located On Cicerone Rd not far off Aarons Fork Rd. in the Sissonville area.

Built in 1897 it supported an average of  28 studends.

Emma Belle School

Emma Belle School

This is a rare and classic photo of the interior of a one room schoolhouse.


Emma Belle School

Emma Belle School







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