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Whitesboro in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This is the Home of the Whitesboro Grammar School

October 1, 1910 - September 7, 1967

 

— In Remembrance of the Teachers and Staff Members —

 
Whitesboro Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 24, 2017
1. Whitesboro Grammar School Marker
Inscription.  

Susie Smith - first teacher at the one room public school
Alice DeVane Jones - original settler and devoted teacher for forty eight years
Inez Kelly Jones Edmonds - first principal and teacher for forty years
Charlotte Roberson Harmon - second principal and teacher

Gladys Milby, Cornelia Smith, Lena Askew, Julius Taylor
Louise Kelly, Janet Martin, Jane DeVane, Janet Callaway
Alyce English, Evelyn Johnson, Beulah Houston, Irene Spaulding
Mary Bose, Tokysie Abbitt, Duncan Williams, Sr., Ernestine Ross
Doris Sturdivant, Ethel Purnell, George Mitchell, Ernest Perkins

"Education is the key to unlock the golden door to freedom"
George Washington Carver

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. 39° 2.292′ N, 74° 51.278′ W. Marker is in Whitesboro, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on East Main Street 0.2 miles east of Shore Road (U.S. 9), on the left
Whitesboro Grammar School Marker (<i>wide view; marker mounted on red brick pedestal</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 24, 2017
2. Whitesboro Grammar School Marker (wide view; marker mounted on red brick pedestal)
when traveling east. Marker is a metal tablet mounted on a red brick pedestal, directly in front of the subject school house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Main Street, Cape May Court House NJ 08210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Henry White (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1883 Original Terminus Anglesea Railroad (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cape May Revolutionary Patriot Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); County Seat (approx. 3.6 miles away); Historic Cape May County Court House (approx. 3.6 miles away); West Jersey and Seashore Railroad (approx. 3.8 miles away); All Shapes, Sizes and Materials (approx. 4 miles away); Hereford Inlet Lightouse (approx. 4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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