Pilgrims and native Americans in 1963


Vickie (Johnson) Bardo is sharing this photo with other Express readers. It shows first graders in 1963 at the one-room Center School in McElhattan, all dressed up to celebrate Thanksgiving. They are, from left, in front: Dean Gardner, Brad Baney, Larry Simcox, Randy McCloskey, unknown, Gary Calhoun, unknown and Jim Johnson; and in back: two unknown girls, Marian Hamm, Vickie Johnson, Judy Wilkins, Linda Peck and Patty Fleisher. Their teacher was Mrs. Mary Gardner of Pine Station.