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Near West Liberty in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Monroe Township School

Memories in Rural Logan County, Ohio

 
 
Monroe Township School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
1. Monroe Township School Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. (artwork- etching of building) Monroe Township School 1918- 1952 site donated by Ernest and Ethel Horsley
 
Location. 40° 17.473′ N, 83° 41.027′ W. Marker is near West Liberty, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Pickrelltown Pike (County Route 47), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. marker site is off Co. Rd. 47, south of intersection with Co. Rd. 29; just over a mile southwest of Pickrelltown. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5953 County Road 47, West Liberty OH 43357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickrelltown Monument Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pickrelltown Community Club (approx. 1.4 miles away); Underground Railroad Station (approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Wapatomica (approx. 1.5 miles away); Second Church/ First School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Goshen Quaker Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hicksite Quaker Church (approx. 3 miles away); Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Liberty.
 
More about this marker. according to the Logan County Auditors Office, this site is private property, but by the text of the marker, the site was donated
Monroe Township School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
2. Monroe Township School Marker
full view of marker, on site of former school building
by the Horsley Family, who still live there. Dogs barked, but I did not get shot. “Forgive us our trespasses” (I donít think anyone would have a problem with visiting the site)
 
Additional keywords. rural school
 
Categories. Education
 
Monroe Township School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
3. Monroe Township School Marker
marker is about 150 feet off Co. Rd. 47
Monroe Township School Site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
4. Monroe Township School Site
sidewalk and maple tree are all that remain of the old school yard
Monroe Township School image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
5. Monroe Township School
the school bell, mounted on the monument
Monroe Township School artifact image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
6. Monroe Township School artifact
former stonework listing names of the Board of Education
Monroe Township School artifact image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
7. Monroe Township School artifact
the architect who designed the 1918 building
Monroe Township School artifact image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
8. Monroe Township School artifact
the contractor who built the structure, way out in the middle of nowhere
Monroe Township School artifact image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
9. Monroe Township School artifact
the dated "cornerstone"
Artwork on the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 12, 2014
10. Artwork on the Marker
etching of the Monroe School
Monroe Township School image. Click for full size.
Logan County Historical Society, circa 1952
11. Monroe Township School
archived photo of old Monroe school. Building was used as a barn for many years. My theory is- the artwork was based on this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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