Search billions of records on

Home Up Residential Niles Michigan Central RR Main St. Bridge Downtown Churches Niles Now & Then Castle Rest Niles Markers Four Flags Hotel Civic and Government Schools Businesses



Niles Schools


Union School

Union  School was built about 1856 on a four acre lot between East Main St. and Broadway.  It faced westward at Seventh Street.  Union School was tore down in 1920 to make room for the new Central School.

unionhighschool.JPG (120076 bytes)unionhigh2.JPG (100308 bytes)highschool.JPG (98009 bytes)


Niles High School

The "new" Union High School built in1912.

schools.JPG (112492 bytes)



Central School

The back of the postcard reads:  "This school is equipped with a large gymnasium, has a nice up-to-date auditorium with a seating capacity of 1000.  The spacious lawn, surrounding the school, is shaded by many huge old trees, famous as landmarks for lovers of nature."

centralhigh.JPG (129332 bytes)