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—1846 - 1996 —
Swensrud School pupils wrote with chalk on walls painted black. No grading. Once selected books were completed to teacher's satisfaction, the pupil was considered graduated!
Erected 1996 by Worth County Sesquicentennial Commission and State Historical Society of Iowa.
Location. 43° 26.617′ N, 93° 13.116′ W. Marker is in Northwood, Iowa, in Worth County. Marker is on 10th Street (U.S. 65) north of 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northwood IA 50459, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Worth County Courthouse, 1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Worth County Courthouse Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First National Bank (about 300 feet away); Paramount Building (about 400 feet away); Index Building (about 400 feet away); Hunter Building (about 400 feet away); Amundson-Grosland Building (about 400 feet away); Anchor Building (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwood.
Also see . . . Swensrud School, Worth County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Education • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.