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Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Public School Building

 
 
First Public School Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, 1993
1. First Public School Building Marker
Inscription.  This was the site of Public School No. 1, the first building erected for a public school in 1875, occupied until Jan. 1887 when a new No. 1 at Palafox & Jackson Sts. opened. W.E. Anderson was School Board President. Here also Mrs. Anna R. Thompson, (1854-1938, a graduate Cincinnati Kindergarten Training 1886) operated a Kindergarten and School (Sept. 1888-May 1901).
 
Erected 1955 by City of Pensacola-Pensacola Woman’s Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 30° 25.028′ N, 87° 12.867′ W. Marker was in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker was on East Wright Street just east of North Guillemard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 114 East Wright Street, Pensacola FL 32501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Rough Riders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Methodist Church (about 300 feet away);
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Boysen-Perry House (about 500 feet away); General Bernardo de Gálvez and the "Siege of Pensacola" (about 600 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Battle of Pensacola (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort George (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Jewish House of Worship in Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 6, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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