School Stories


A reading by Barbara Crampton of her mother’s memories growing up in Boonsboro. Mary Coffman Crampton attended Boonsboro High School in 1928 and recalls school life, as well as the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) and it’s work in Boonsboro. The Cramptons lived off Young Ave from 1951 until 2004 when they moved. Listen by clicking the track below. On an iPad? If you can’t play the track above, click here...

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Reflections from Edgar Green (born in 1912, recollections gathered in 1992) Stories from School About this time, (1924) it was off to Boonsboro to school—quite a change for a country boy. Started in Miss Cressman’s room in the 5th grade. After about 3 weeks, she put me in the 6th. Walked from Appletown to the Old School on Potomac St. for 3 years. Wasn’t bad except when it was raining or snowing. Missed very little school. One thing I...

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