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Canal Winchester in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ohio's Oldest Active School

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2008
1. Ohio's Oldest Active School Marker
Inscription.  
Ohio's Oldest Active School
1862 - 1987
125 years

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 50.446′ N, 82° 48.554′ W. Marker is in Canal Winchester, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canal Winchester OH 43110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Faith United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Interurban Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canal Winchester and the Ohio and Erie Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stradley Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prentiss School No. 8 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Canal Winchester (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pvt. Alfred Cannon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bergstresser/Dietz Covered Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canal Winchester.
 
Regarding Ohio's Oldest Active School. The building was part of Canal Winchester Middle
Ohio's Oldest Active School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2008
2. Ohio's Oldest Active School Marker
School. A new middle school opened in 2007-2008, so the building is probably no longer an active school.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,184 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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