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Bethel School


Bethel school in fall
Bethel School in Fall


This one-room country school on Bethel School Road in Berlin Township will be open to the public in the summer and fall. Check the calendar of events for opening times and dates.


The Berlin Township schoolhouse was built before 1872 and was closed in 1951. In 1998 the County Of Wayne had the stone foundation rebuilt, put on a new roof and porch, and painted the exterior in the original colors. The Wayne County Historical Society organizes the public events at the school.


Visualize what a day at school was like with eight grades taught by one teacher, without electricity, running water, and indoor plumbing.