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Richmond in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Four Boulders

Bulla- Hoover School

 

College Hill School

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
1. The Four Boulders Marker
Inscription.  The four boulders forming the base of this marker were the corner stones of the Bulla- Hoover school built by the first settlers in 1809, one hundred forty feet east of this spot, on the line between the Hoover and Clawson grants of land. This land was used as a school site for one hundred and twenty consecutive years. To commemorate these facts, this tablet is erected by the teachers and pupils of College Hill School. 1809- 1929
 
Erected 1929 by Teachers and pupils of College Hill School.
 
Location. 39° 51.524′ N, 84° 53.311′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is on Chester Blvd (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1925 Chester Blvd, Richmond IN 47374, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thistlethwaite Falls (approx. 0.9 miles away); Richmond's Record Roots (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mendenhall-Clay Debate/Confrontation (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mary B. Thistlethwaite Birdsall Home (approx.
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
2. The Four Boulders Marker
full view of marker
2 miles away); Sailor Street (approx. 2 miles away); Richmond Police Department Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Freedom Fountain (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. ArchitectureEducationSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
3. The Four Boulders Marker
marker as seen from Chester Blvd., US 27
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
4. The Four Boulders Marker
these four large rocks were the foundation of the first log school house on this site
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
5. The Four Boulders Marker
artwork on marker, the first log school house
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
6. The Four Boulders Marker
artwork on marker, the third school house, a frame structure
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
7. The Four Boulders Marker
artwork, the second building
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 20, 2019
8. The Four Boulders Marker
artwork, the fourth building, College Hill School
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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