Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ursuline Academy (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Ursuline Academy, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Established: Sept. 1857 (all-girls school) First year boys enrolled: September … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Academy (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Sacred Heart Academy, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). School opened: 1895 School closed: 1988 Now part of: … Continue reading

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Feitshans High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Feitshans High School, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Year opened: 1929 Year closed: 1967 Replaced by: Springfield … Continue reading

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Converse High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Converse High School, Eighth Street and Eastman Avenue, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Opened as 1-room school: … Continue reading

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Cathedral High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Cathedral (later Griffin) High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). School opened as Cathedral: 1930 School name changed … Continue reading

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Salisbury High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Salisbury High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Year opened: 1914 (2-year high school) Current building constructed: 1915 … Continue reading

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Mechanicsburg High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Mechanicsburg High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Opened as grade school: 1862 3-year high school began: 1887 New … Continue reading

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Loami High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Loami High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). High school opened: Prior to 1908 (recognized as 2-year HS) Current … Continue reading

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Illiopolis High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Illiopolis High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Year opened: Late 1880s Year of 1st graduating class: 1891 … Continue reading

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Chatham High School (closed high schools)

Quick facts about Chatham High School (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois). Year opened: 1895 (4-year HS known as “Caldwell”) 2-Year HS … Continue reading

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