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Waynesfield in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Manchester School

 
 
Manchester School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Manchester School Marker
Inscription.  This is the former site of a one room school house that was established in 1882. It later became known as the Manchester School.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 40° 33.227′ N, 83° 53.866′ W. Marker is in Waynesfield, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 385 and Felkert Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 385. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesfield OH 45896, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Headwaters of Scioto River (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roundhead (approx. 3.1 miles away); Roundhead Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Roundhead School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Chief Roundhead's Village (approx. 3.3 miles away); Willow Branch Veterans Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lakeview War Memorial #3 (approx. 4.9 miles away); Orchard Island Post Office (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesfield.
 
Regarding Manchester School. I have noticed this marker before. It presumably was
Foundation of old school still evident image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Foundation of old school still evident
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made by the owners of the Manchester Farm across the street, home of a fabulous, large red round barn. What I did not know is that by just walking into the woods behind the sign, the entire foundation outline of the old school is evident, as well as a stone that comprised the entry stoop.
 
Old stone stoop image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Old stone stoop
Manchester School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
4. Manchester School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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