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Norwood in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Norwood High School

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 30, 2021
1. Norwood High School Marker
Inscription.  In 1910, voters approved a $275,000 bond issue to construct this school on seven and one-half acres of an old orchard on Sherman Avenue. Opened in 1914, Norwood High School offered standard educational classes as well as home economics, manual training, and commercial courses. Increased enrollment required additions of an east wing in 1924, a west wing in 1931, and a field house in 1927. Adding a technical building in 1950 provided Norwood with one of the first vocational education programs in the area. A source of community pride, this building has been a high school, junior high school, and middle school.
 
Erected 2014 by Norwood City Schools Alumni Association; Norwood High School Scholarship Foundation; Norwood Historical Society; The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number OHS 85- 31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 39° 9.661′ N, 84° 27.493′ 
Norwood High School image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 30, 2021
2. Norwood High School
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W. Marker is in Norwood, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Sherman Street just east of Walter Avenue, on the left when traveling east. marker is in front of the current Norwood Middle School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2060 Sherman Ave, Cincinnati OH 45212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Aloysius Orphanage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Evanston - World War One Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Xavier University Armory (approx. 1.3 miles away); King Records (approx. 1˝ miles away); St. Marys World War Marker (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pleasant Ridge - World War One Marker (approx. 2 miles away); Miss Doherty's College Preparatory School for Girls (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Cincinnati Observatory (approx. 2˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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