Florence L. Walther School

56 Chestnut Street

The Pre K-1 elementary school is named in honor of Mrs. Florence L. Walther, a principal and teacher in Lumberton until she retired in 1939. Mrs. Walther lived on East Landing Street until her death in 1957. Florence and William Walther, who was District Clerk, were leaders in consolidating the school district. The main lobby in the Walther school holds a painting of the original four-room school, given by Mrs. Walther and her son in memory of William