Lyon County, KY

This school was located off Highway 68 , west of Dickerson Cemetery and near Barnett Springs. The date the school was established is not know, but it is thought that it was named fro Russell Wake, a successful lawyer.

Some of the teachers at Wake School were:  Lucille DeGraffenreid Wilson, Jewell Ramey  Ray Doles, Pauline Nickell, Marie Calhoun Duncan, Jettie Wilcox Smith, and Freida Hayden Cothran.

Wake School, Lyon County, KY 1921

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©Margaret Chambers