Orange Park in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Orange Park Normal and Industrial School Site
Erected 2017 by The Town of Orange Park, Historical Society of Orange Park, and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-985.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
Location. 30° 9.897′ N, 81° 42.089′ W. Marker is in Orange Park, Florida, in Clay County. Marker can be reached from Park Avenue (U.S. 17) south of Kingsley Avenue (Florida Route 224), on the right when traveling south. Marker cannot be seen from the road, though it can be accessed from the parking lot along Park Avenue of town hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2042 Park Avenue, Orange Park FL 32073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Torpedo Warfare on the St. Johns River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mandarin Store and Post Office (approx. 2˝ miles away); James Hall (1760–1837) (approx. 2˝ miles away); Harriet Beecher Stowe Home (approx. 2.6 miles away); Church of Our Savior (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Maple Leaf (approx. 3.2 miles away); The St. Johns River (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.