On This Day in Yonkers History

               Early 20th century classroom

              Early 20th century classroom

December 8, 1906

After meeting with the Board of Education, Yonkers Common Council vetoed the proposal of building a school on Mulberry Street.  Several aldermen said that since the building would be built in a hollow on swampland, children would be in danger of contracting malaria.

 

 

 Public School No. 6, Yonkers, NY

Public School No. 6, Yonkers, NY