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Bloomingdale in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dennis Hall
Western Manual Labor School

Friends Bloomingdale Academy
 
Dennis Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
1. Dennis Hall Marker
 
Inscription. An 1860 addition to Western Manual Labor School. The school was operated by Quakers from 1846 to 1916. The name was changed to Friends Bloomingdale Academy in 1862.
 
Erected 1970 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1970.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 49.843′ N, 87° 15.112′ W. Marker is in Bloomingdale, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on Bank Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Bank Street, Bloomingdale IN 47832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winning School of Parke County Indiana (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad Station (approx. one mile away); Boyhood home of J. G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Parke County Veterans (approx. 4.1 miles away); Turkey Run (approx. 4.4 miles away); Juliet V. Strauss (approx. 4.5 miles away); Parke County Museum (approx. 4.8 miles away); Korea (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bloomingdale.
 
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Looking West - - Dennis Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
2. Looking West - - Dennis Hall Marker
 
 1903 - 4 Bloomingdale Friends Academy - Information. A brief review, the Course of Study, and a list of the Juniors and Seniors for the school year of 1903 - 4 is attached. (Submitted on March 22, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Dennis Hall Marker & Building Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
3. Dennis Hall Marker & Building
 
 
Dennis Hall - Building Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
4. Dennis Hall - Building
 
 
Looking S/E - - Dennis Hall Marker & Building Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
5. Looking S/E - - Dennis Hall Marker & Building
All of the buildings windows seem to be (wooden) shuttered. There is an electric meter in the meter base, but can not tell if electric is operational. For the age of the building, it looks in excellent condition and fairly well kept on its exterior.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 756 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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