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First School House

 
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Johnson, June 8, 2013
1. First School House Marker
Inscription.
This tablet marks the
site of the
First School House
in Minneapolis
Built by
Revs. J. D. Stevens
and Gideon H. Pond
June 1835
Dedicated by
Native Sons
of Minnesota
July 5, 1911

 
Erected 1911 by Native Sons of Minnesota.
 
Location. 44° 55.675′ N, 93° 18.566′ W. Marker is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from West Lake Harriet Parkway north of West 42nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is near the north side of the Como–Harriet Streetcar Line Depot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2330 West 42nd Street, Minneapolis MN 55410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Como–Harriet Streetcar Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Geology of Minnesota (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Bandshells / Our Park Legacy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Crash of Flight 307 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Peavey Fountain
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Johnson, June 8, 2013
2. First School House Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Minnehaha Grange Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Cahill School (approx. 2.3 miles away); PFC. Jimmy Berray (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Minneapolis.
 
Regarding First School House. The school house was for children, including those from Cloud Man's band of Mdewakanton Dakota and from Fort Snelling. source: Hennepin County Library
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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