The third side of the story

There are two sides to the Darrah Schoolhouse issue. Here is the third.
When my father, Colonel John A. Macready, gave the schoolhouse and land around it, he made one other stipulation, after the “no drinking and no smoking.”
For the sake of the children who will be coming there, he got a long rope (chain) and put one end of the rope on the middle of the line on Darrah Road, then rolled this out onto 10 feet between the road and at the other end 10 feet up toward the schoolhouse; so he k...

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