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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One-Room Schoolhouse

 
 
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By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
1. One-Room Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  The Mount Jackson or Potato Point School, originally built in 1865, is an authentically reconstructed one-room schoolhouse. It was relocated here in 1969 by alumni and friends of Shippensburg State College to preserve part of America's educational heritage.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 40° 3.29′ N, 77° 31.348′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on N. Earl Street (Route 696). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. James F. Bearer, USMC Memorial Trees (approx. 0.2 miles away); This tablet is placed (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lifeline of the Valley: The Cumberland Valley Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rebel Headquarters in Shippensburg, June 24-27, 1863 (approx.
One-Room Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 18, 2016
2. One-Room Schoolhouse Marker
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0.3 miles away); Occupation of Shippensburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); White-Washed in the Nick of Time: The Union (Sherman House) Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Samuel Sturgis: Hero of Antietam's Burnside Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); These Soldiers of the Revolutionary War Who Lie Buried Here (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
One-Room Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
3. One-Room Schoolhouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   2. submitted on February 19, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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