“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
La Crosse in La Crosse County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

9th and Ferry

9th and Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
November 12, 2021
1. 9th and Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Lincoln School was built at 8th and Ferry Streets in 1924 on the site where the city's first public school, the Third Ward School, was erected in 1855. Lincoln's innovative design grouped first floor kindergarten and elementary rooms and upper floor junior high rooms around the gymnasium and auditorium.
Erected 1999 by City of La Crosse, the City's Historic Preservation Commission and the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Marker Number 7.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 43° 48.338′ N, 91° 14.682′ W. Marker is in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in La Crosse County. Marker is at the intersection of Ferry Street and 9th Street South, on the right when traveling east on Ferry Street. The marker is located across the street from the southeast corner of Lincoln Middle School in La Crosse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 9th St S, La Crosse WI 54601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 11th and Cameron (approx. ¼ mile away); 8th and King (approx. 0.3
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miles away); 10th and Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wesley United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hanifl Market (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Legend in His Own Time: Dr D. Franklin Powell, or "White Beaver" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Home Built By Gottlieb and Johanna Heileman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gambrinus (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Crosse.
9th and Ferry Marker, from the south image. Click for full size.
November 12, 2021
2. 9th and Ferry Marker, from the south
Lincoln Middle School, south entrance image. Click for full size.
November 12, 2021
3. Lincoln Middle School, south entrance
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2021. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2021. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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