Monday marked the last, first day of school ever, at Garrison School. Next August, the R-2 School District will host pre-school students at the new Chillicothe elementary school that is being built at the north end of town.

According to the Livingston County Library website, the first Garrison School began at a storefront at the 200 block of Conn Street, rented by the school district. It was moved again to another rented store building on Madison Street until 1881 when it was moved to its current location at 209 Henry Street. Monday marked the last, first day of school ever, at Garrison School. Next August, the R-2 School District will host pre-school students at the new Chillicothe elementary school that is being built at the north end of town. Garrison school will be set for demolition at a later date to be determined. The new elementary school is expected to be completed in May 2018. C-T Photo / Jaime Saucedo