Easter Egg Hunt 2020

   We are planning an Easter Egg Hunt again this year, since our 2019 hunt was so jampacked popular.


Tell Us Your Stories!

We'd love to hear and share your Tales of Mantua Center School.  They can be about anything you remember: a favorite teacher, a prank, a snowball fight, (are kids still allowed to have those?) or almost anything else.  We'll try hard not to embarrass anyone, and you can always request to remain anonymous (although the statute of limitations has long since expired!).  Please tell your friends about this because we'd like to keep that page full and we see it as a possible way to reconnect with long-lost classmates from Mantua Center School days.

All stories can be submitted through our Contact Us page.

Our Facebook page

Here is the new facebook page address we promised you.  We hope it works for you.  Feel free to visit us as much as you want.  Also, be sure to tell all your friends about it!






On September 5th, 2013, the National Park Service placed our Mantua Center School building on the National Register of Historic Places. Since the N.P.S. is in charge of such wonders as Yos-

emite, Yellowstone, Denali, the Everglades, and the Redwoods, it is no wonder that they recognize beauty and worth when they see it. This is a very big step forward for our building!  

     This placement opens the way for Federal grants for historic preservation and renovation at a time when communities and governments across the country recognize the economic value of  renovating these buildings.  From rural communities to major  cities, these solid buildings continue to serve their communities' needs.

     All of us in MaRSI must, and will, pursue every avenue of funding available to us and, like the" Minutemen" of old, stand ever ready to lend our minds, our hearts, and our energies to the task of refurbishing the jewel at our township's heart and making it, once again, the heart of our community.  WE CAN DO THIS!


 A hearing was held on June 21st in Columbus to consider our application to place the Mantua Center School on the National Register of Historic Places.  We passed with flying colors.  No one spoke in opposition and the board had received 106 letters of support from township residents and also from our State Senator.  The appllication now goes to the Natgional Park Seervice in Washington D.C., the same peolpe who oversee the Washington Monument, the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite, known for their unparrelled beauty.  Final consideration will take place by early September but this first approval is a huge step towards final approval.

The Mantua Restoration Society would like to thank all who have supported our efforts to reach this milestone.  Your support has helped to bring the treasure at our township's center into the national consciousness.


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