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Frederick in Brown County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The First Frederick School

 
 
The First Frederick School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 2, 2019
1. The First Frederick School Marker
Inscription.  
The First Frederick school house was built in 1883.
Main building was built in 1922 with four year curriculum.
The Original bell of Frederick School.
Purchased with money raised by student entertainment in April 1888.

Park Benefactors:

John C. Simmons
Glenn Jeffers
Brooke Howell
Paul J. Silberberger
Alpha Circle
Girl Scouts
Boy Scouts
Narman Glarum

Dedicated 1964

1964 Monument and Plaques built by John G. Peterson.
 
Erected 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1888.
 
Location. 45° 49.96′ N, 98° 30.714′ W. Marker is in Frederick, South Dakota, in Brown County. Marker is on 5th Ave. Located in the city park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 5th Ave, Frederick SD 57441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frederick, South Dakota Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colin Campbell Fur Post (approx.
The First Frederick School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 2, 2019
2. The First Frederick School Marker
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5.6 miles away); Philip Cain Gelling Homestead (approx. 5.9 miles away); South Dakota (approx. 7 miles away); Madison Gregory (approx. 12.9 miles away); Pioneers with Unknown Grave sites in Westport Cemetery (approx. 12.9 miles away); Columbia Marsh (approx. 15½ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022