Near Temperance in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historic Banner Oak School
Frank Ludwig, noted Toledo architect designed this brick building to be Banner Oak School on the SE corner in 1871. It housed all 8 grades until 1930 when the four lower grades moved into a portable classroom.
Banner Oak, in 1947, was the last rural school to consolidate with Bedford Public Schools. The last classes used the building in 1955.
Erected by Monroe County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 41° 45.039′ N, 83° 32.871′ W. Marker is near Temperance, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of East Sterns Road and Crabb Road, on the right when traveling east on East Sterns Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 E Sterns Rd, Temperance MI 48182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured "War" With Happy Ending (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Joseph Sur La Baie (approx. 4 miles away); School Bus Safety Mirror (approx. 4.2 miles away); Peter Navarre (approx. 4.4 miles away in Ohio); Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey 50th Anniversary (approx. 4˝ miles away); State Line (approx. 4˝ miles away in Ohio); The Great Trail (approx. 4˝ miles away in Ohio); Overland Trail (approx. 5 miles away in Ohio).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.