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Uncas School

The Uncas (Discovery Bay School) is significant because it represents a significant trend, consolidation of the educational system. Consolidation of one room schools and numerous school districts occurred throughout eastern Jefferson County during this period. Also, high school courses began being offered for the first time, including the Discovery Bay School. The mill at Port Discovery had been closed for same time but numerous settlers remained in the valley and around the bay, providing needed children for a new school.