Bloomingdale in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Western Manual Labor School
— Friends Bloomingdale Academy —
Erected 1970 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1970.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Notable Buildings • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers, and the Quakerism ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 39° 49.843′ N, 87° 15.112′ W. Marker is in Bloomingdale, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on Bank Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Bank Street, Bloomingdale IN 47832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winning School of Parke County Indiana (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad Station (approx. one mile away); Boyhood home of J. G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jungle ParkParke County Veterans (approx. 4.1 miles away); Turkey Run (approx. 4.4 miles away); Juliet V. Strauss (approx. 4˝ miles away); Wilkins Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomingdale.
Also see . . . 1903 - 4 Bloomingdale Friends Academy - Information. A brief review, the Course of Study, and a list of the Juniors and Seniors for the school year of 1903 - 4 is attached. (Submitted on March 22, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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