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Newberry in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Little Red Schoolhouse

 
 
Little Red Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 15, 2018
1. Little Red Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  
contributing member
Newberry Historic District
and has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places

Little Red Schoolhouse
circa 1910

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 29° 38.632′ N, 82° 36.907′ W. Marker is in Newberry, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker can be reached from Southwest 258th Street south of Southwest 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted directly on the subject schoolhouse, at eye-level, just to the right of the main front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25815 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Newberry FL 32669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newberry, Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Newberry Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Newberry Community Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Newberry Lynchings of 1916 (approx. 6 miles away); David Levy Yulee and Cotton Wood Plantation
Little Red Schoolhouse (<i>marker visible just right of front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 15, 2018
2. Little Red Schoolhouse (marker visible just right of front entrance)
(approx. 9.6 miles away); Archer (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bethlehem Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newberry.
 
Regarding Little Red Schoolhouse. Contributing property, Newberry Historic District, National Register of Historic Places (1987)
 
Also see . . .  The Little Red School House. The Little Red School House (LRSH) was built c1910, and was used as a K-12 school until approximately 1930 when a two story school was built. The LRSH was used by the Alachua County School System until 1975 when Newberry Elementary School was built. Today the LRSH is used to house offices for the City of Newberry and is on the Historic Registry. This building is a source of pride for the Newberry Community and has many visitors to the school museum. (Submitted on November 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Little Red Schoolhouse (<i>northeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 15, 2018
3. Little Red Schoolhouse (northeast corner view)
Little Red Schoolhouse (<i>north side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 15, 2018
4. Little Red Schoolhouse (north side view)
Dr. & Mrs. Getzen Memorial (<i>located near the schoolhouse entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, November 15, 2018
5. Dr. & Mrs. Getzen Memorial (located near the schoolhouse entrance)
In memory of
Samuel Pace Getzen and Mary Miller Getzen
for their forty years of loving service
to the Newberry community
Dr. Getzen was a dedicated physician
from 1904-1946 while Mrs. Getzen is
remembered for her outstanding
cultural and civic leadership
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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