Yesterday: Corriher School, 100 years ago

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 24, 2014

Mary Ruth Owens of Unity Church Road submitted this 1914 photograph of the Corriher School. The photo here is actually from a 1958 Salisbury Post news clipping, “Community Memories,” looking back at the old school. The school was located about 9 miles from Mooresville. Children in the picture include Fred Abernathy, Howard Corriher, Kay Heglar, Dennis Heglar, Dewey Heglar, Dave Abernathy, Clarence Corriher, Mabel Heglar, Dorothy Leazer, Susie Leazer, Lillian Corriher, Lucy Corriher, Onlie McLaughlin, Guy Upright, Harold Abernathy, Rastis Heglar, John Taylor, Jay Heglar, Ervin Karriker, Josie Bailey, Sadie Graham, Nannie Bailey, Albert McLaughlin, Bruce Corriher, Will Corriher, Theo McLaughlin, Mary Graham, Janie Smith, Annie Sloop (teacher), Haie Heglar, Maggie Smith, Henry Smith, Ruby Abernathy and Thebis Karriker.