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Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School

 
 
Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2009
1. Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School Marker
Inscription.
Federal Works Agency
Public Works Administration
John M. Carmody
Federal Works Administrator
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the United States
The original site of the home of Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland, on which this building is erected, was donated to Spartanburg School District No. 34 by his heirs.
John Z. Cleveland
Robert B. Cleveland
Conrad P. Cleveland
and the heirs of
Arthur F. Cleveland
Mrs. Arthur F., Margaret G., and Jesse Franklin Cleveland

 
Erected 1939.
 
Location. 34° 57.54′ N, 81° 56.964′ W. Marker is in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on Franklin Street 0.1 miles south of Howard Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spartanburg SC 29303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spartanburg Methodist College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesse Cleveland (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Sparky" the Family Train (approx. half a mile away); Evins-Bivings House (approx. half a mile away); Peach Monument
Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2009
2. Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Wofford College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grave of William Walker / Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Central Methodist Church (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Also see . . .  Spartanburg County Public Libraries. Contains a photo of the old junior high school building. (Submitted on December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Cleveland Junior High School
The school was built on the former site of Jesse Cleveland's home. The original school building was demolished and the current building holds Cleveland Elementary.
    — Submitted December 21, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Education
 
Cleveland Elementary School image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 21, 2009
3. Cleveland Elementary School
Bon Haven image. Click for full size.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
4. Bon Haven
In the 1880's Jesse Cleveland and his brother John built identical houses. Jesse's was located on Howard Street. Jesse Cleveland's home was torn down and the land donated to the Spartanburg school district. The above photo is of Bon Haven, John Cleveland's home, and is located on Church Sreet.
 
 
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