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Brevard-Davidson River: Preschool Celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary


October 16, 2017

Courtesy Photo

This photo of the Brevard-Davidson River Weekday Preschool was taken in the late 1950s. Carolyn Winchester is seated on the right.

For 60 years, the Brevard-Davidson River Weekday Preschool has provided young children in the community with a safe, loving environment in which to learn and grow. Today's preschool began in 1957 as a program for children of kindergarten age. At that time the public schools did not offer kindergarten classes. According to Carolyn Winchester, long-time member of B-DRPC, it was through the vision and leadership of Lawrence F. Dixon, an active member of B-DRPC and vice president of Ecusta Paper Company, that a committee was formed to investigate the possibility of starting a kindergarten f...

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