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The address is 270 Owl Creek Road in Tamaqua. Wording above the entrance to the building says Owl Creek Public School – 1919. It is located near the entrance to the lower Owl Creek Dam.
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George Geissinger said on this website, “One roof grades 1-4 . I went there for 2 years before they closed it and moved us to the 2 room one on the end of Arlington.”
Anita Melnick Huber said on Facebook, “My mom went to school there. She lived in the east end of Tamaqua.”