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Berea in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Berea District Seven School

 
 
Berea District Seven School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
1. Berea District Seven School Marker
Inscription.  A find example of the district school building common to Ohio int he early years of the twentieth century. This two-room, red-brick schoolhouse was completed in 1913. Accommodating elementary school children in east Berea and adjacent areas of Middleburg Township, the Berea “Little Red Schoolhouse” replaced an original wood-frame, one-room school built in the late nineteenth century on this same site. No longer active as a school, the building was used by the Berea Fine Arts Club from 1933 to 1980, and subsequently by the Berea Jaycess for meetings and community projects. This historic structure has been carefully restored and opened to public gatherings by the Berea Little Red Schoolhouse Foundation, inc. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
 
Erected 1999 by Berea Fine Arts Club, Berea Jaycees, Rotary Club of Berea, Berea Little Red Schoolhouse Foundation, Inc., The Ohio Hisotrical Society. (Marker Number 18-18.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location.
Berea District Seven School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
2. Berea District Seven School Marker
41° 22.349′ N, 81° 50.472′ W. Marker is in Berea, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on East Bagley Road mile east of Eastland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berea OH 44017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ogilvy Chapel of St. Thomas Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lyceum Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Congregational United Church of Christ of Berea (approx. 0.6 miles away); Adams Street Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); The “Big Quarry” (approx. mile away); Berea Sandstone Quarries (approx. mile away); The Berea Triangle (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berea.
 
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Berea District Seven School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
3. Berea District Seven School Marker
National Historic Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
4. National Historic Register Plaque
Berea District Seven School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
5. Berea District Seven School Marker
The Berea Fine Arts Club - Founded 1933 image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2007
6. The Berea Fine Arts Club - Founded 1933
Note this is a Berea Sandstone, grinding stone. Berea became famous for it's grindstones and building stones. See the other Berea Historical Markers for more information.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 13, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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