Remembering Big Woods School

Photos by Alan Benson and Jack McCarthy

Sycamore resident Rosemary Comstock, right, was a one-time Big Woods student and revisited her former school for a party.

Aurora resident Ron Vaughan recalled repeating first grade at Big Woods School in Aurora during a 100th outdoor birthday party for the former one-room school on Oct. 1 Exterior view of the red-brick schoolhouse.

Visitors view history displays at Big Woods School. Highlights included alumni presentations, building tours and launch of a $500,000 drive for preservation, renovation, an addition and a 23-space parking lot.



–Remembering Big Woods School–