High school football game continues while the school is burning down

September 27, 2011 | By Abraham | 3 comments

One brisk, fall afternoon in November 1965,  Northfield Mount Herman School and Deerfield Academy were playing a game of football when Northfield Mount Herman’s Silliman Hall caught on fire.

Play continued.


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  1. Brian says:

    Sad metaphor for the state of today’s educational system. Teachers end up buying supplies from their own pockets, but least the football team has everything they need.

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