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Bowling Green in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ridge School 1886-2013

 
 
Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker
Inscription.  
For 127 years, children from Bowling Green learned, laughed, and played on this site as students of the Ridge Street School.

Now dedicated to the outdoor enjoyment of area residents, Ridge Park will continue to be a place where new discoveries and new friends will be made, families will gather, and the voices of children will still be heard laughing and playing for years to come. Dedicated to all who taught and learned here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 41° 22.701′ N, 83° 38.856′ W. Marker is in Bowling Green, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker is on Ridge Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green OH 43402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County of Wood (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood County Korean War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Wood County Vietnam War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Wood County World War I & II Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wood County Congretional Medal Of Honor Recipents

Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Wood County Flag Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Main Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frank J. Prout Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bowling Green.
 
Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker and Ridge Park image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, March 1, 2020
3. Ridge School 1886-2013 Marker and Ridge Park
View looking north from the intersection of Ridge Street and North Summit Street.
Donor plaque nearby image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2020
4. Donor plaque nearby
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio.   3. submitted on March 5, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.   4. submitted on December 25, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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