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Fairhope in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Marietta Johnson

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2019
1. Marietta Johnson Marker
Inscription.  Marietta Johnson, world leader of the Progressive Education Movement founded the School of Organic Education in 1907. The school, which demonstrated her philosophy, attracted intellectuals and artists. Her work is a reminder of Fairhope’s progressive heritage and her spirit exemplifies its hope for the future.
 
Erected 2000 by Marietta Johnson Museum.
 
Location. 30° 31.375′ N, 87° 54.709′ W. Marker is in Fairhope, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on South Mobile Street. Utopia Park overlooking South Beach. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perdido AL 36562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Land, Capital, Labor (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tears of Sorrow (about 600 feet away); Welcome to the Fairhope Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Craig Turner Sheldon (approx. half a mile away); Fairhope Museum of History (approx. half a mile away); City of Daphne
Marietta Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2019
2. Marietta Johnson Marker
(approx. 5˝ miles away); Little Bethel Baptist Church: (approx. 5.7 miles away); Patriot's Point Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairhope.
 
Also see . . .
1. Utopia Park. overlooks South Beach Park. It features a bronze statue by Frances J. Neumann, Barbara Casey and Richard Arnold honoring Marietta Johnson, 1907 founder of the School of Organic Education in Fairhope and an early advocate of progressive education. To the south is a seahorse sculpture by Bruce Larsen.and John Rezner. Parking available along South Mobile St. (Submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Welcome to the Marietta Johnson Museum. The Marietta Johnson Museum, located in Fairhope, Alabama, is dedicated to one of its most remarkable citizens, the revolutionary educator who founded her school here in 1907 (Submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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