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Lyndon Center in Caledonia County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

District 6 Schoolhouse

1857-1900

 
 
District 6 Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
1. District 6 Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  The children of Lyndon Center attended school in this wooden building for 43 years. It then served as a cemetery storage garage until its restoration by the Lyndon Historical Society during 2002-2004. Now it is home to an exhibit depicting life in a one-room schoolhouse, including the furnishings of the period as well as books and materials used by the local school children.

Vermont Register of Historic Places

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 44° 32.337′ N, 72° 0.761′ W. Marker is in Lyndon Center, Vermont, in Caledonia County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Circle west of Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted directly on the subject schoolhouse building, just to the left of the "Girls" entrance, at the southwest corner, facing Cemetery Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 Cemetery Circle, Lyndon Center VT 05850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lyndon Town House (within shouting distance of this marker); Vail Campus (about 500 feet away, measured
District 6 Schoolhouse Marker<br>(<i>located just left of "Girls" entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
2. District 6 Schoolhouse Marker
(located just left of "Girls" entrance)
This school house dates from the era when girls and boys had separate entrances!
in a direct line); Elizabeth Rowell Thompson (about 700 feet away); Lyndon Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Theodore N. Vail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mountain View Farm (approx. 4.4 miles away); Wheelock (approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Johnsbury Athenaeum (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyndon Center.
 
Regarding District 6 Schoolhouse. National Register of Historic Places #05001588
 
Also see . . .  District 6 School House (Wikipedia). The school was built in 1857, and is one of the town's few surviving 19th-century district school buildings. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
District 6 Schoolhouse • wide view<br>(<i>marker visible near left edge</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
3. District 6 Schoolhouse • wide view
(marker visible near left edge)
District 6 Schoolhouse Sign<br>(<i>located above doors at center of west facade</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
4. District 6 Schoolhouse Sign
(located above doors at center of west facade)
District No. 6
Schoolhouse
Lyndon Center
1857-1900
District 6 Schoolhouse (<i>wide view from Cemetery Circle</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
5. District 6 Schoolhouse (wide view from Cemetery Circle)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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