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Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Little Red Schoolhouse

Melbourne Florida's First School

 
 
Little Red Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barbara Vail, March 7, 2009
1. Little Red Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription. Melbourne's oldest surviving schoolhouse built 1883 by John Goode at his house on the river. Both black and white students, attended 5-6 summer months, sat on benches. Wrote on slates, drank from well near by. Bought by South Brevard Historical Society and moved to FL Tech 1970.

Marked 2005 Abigail Wright Chamberlin, Daughters of American Revolution & South Brevard Historical Society
 
Erected 2005 by Abigail Wright Chamberlin, Daughters of American Revolution & South Brevard Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 28° 4.012′ N, 80° 37.345′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Click for map. This marker is located in the Botanical Garden of Florida Tech (formerly called Florida Institute of Technology). The garden is open to the public free of charge and can be reached from a Florida Tech parking lot on Babcock Street. Marker is in this post office area: Melbourne FL 32901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florida Institute of Technology (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Permanent Log Cabin
Melbourne's First School sign image. Click for full size.
By Barbara Vail, May 24, 2011
2. Melbourne's First School sign
Sign posted near Little Red Schoolhouse
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Holy Trinity (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lincoln Hotel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henegar School Complex (approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Cypress Sawmill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tin Can Tourist Campground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Melbourne Public Library (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Melbourne.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the school house building. A similar marker is located on a sign near the school house.
 
Additional keywords. Florida
 
Categories. Education
 
Little Red Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Barbara Vail, June 5, 2011
3. Little Red Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barbara Vail of West Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barbara Vail of West Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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