Sassafras State School at the Sassafras Library and Mechanics Institute c.1898. Head teacher George Jackson; fiftytwo pupils are in the photo. This is the earliest known picture of the school.
"The Heart of the Hills"..
The Centennial History of Sassafras Primary School Number 3222and Its Place in the Sassafras Community 1894-1994
"Can you, my dear reader..step with me on to the magic carpet of your childhood's imaginations,and fly with me to the nearby village of Sassafras, perched high on its eyrie on the summit of thelittle blue smear across the eastern sky.."
("The Dandenongs: A Guide to Melbourne's Great Playground" Fern Tree Gully ProgressAssociation, 1925)
Dedicated toall the Children of the Little "Sassy" School ... Past, Present and Future...