John McMillan's Log Cabin Academy, before and after its restoration in 2004, Canonsburg, PA, 2005.
flipFlip to John McMillan's Log Cabin Academy, Washington County, PA, as it appeared in the early 1880s.
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Image of a small cabin in front of a large school

Credit: Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Now standing in front of Canonsburg Middle School, John McMillan's restored log cabin school serves as a humble reminder of the early origins of education west of the Allegheny Mountains.

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