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Newtown Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hood Octagonal School

 
 
Hood Octagonal School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
1. Hood Octagonal School Marker
Inscription.  
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
honors
Hood Octagonal School

Listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the
US Department of the Interior
February 14, 2006

 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 59.05′ N, 75° 23.383′ W. Marker is in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from Dunwoody Village Road just south of West Chester Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3), on the left when traveling east. The marker is just west of 3400 West Chester Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newtown Square PA 19073, 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. Horace Lewis House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newtown Friends Meeting (approx. one mile away); Mary Lyon
Hood Octagonal School image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 7, 2020
2. Hood Octagonal School
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Jane Addams (approx. 1.1 miles away); Louisa May Alcott (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pratt Springhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Culbertson House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Elizabeth Fry (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown Township.
 
More about this marker. Notice that Dunwoody Village Road is labeled as taking a 90 degree turn to the right, instead of continuing on counterclockwise curve toward West Chester Pike; thus, the marker is listed as being on the left of such road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on November 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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