Near New Hope in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Poplar Ridge School
Erected 2003 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 34° 35.296′ N, 86° 21.905′ W. Marker is near New Hope, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Poplar Ridge Road north of Hodges Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Hope AL 35760, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hayden Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bethel Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church Whitaker Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fort Deposit Trail (approx. 3.9 miles away); Vienna (New Hope) (approx. 3.9 miles away); New Hope Cemetery / Town of New Hope (approx. 4.2 miles away); The History of Paint Rock, Alabama / Paint Rock Arrests in 1931 Began 'Scottsboro Boys' Cases (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Hope.
Also see . . . Poplar Ridge School: "Still Standing After All These Years!" (PDF). History, photographs, newspaper clippings and other paraphernalia related to the school building. (By Priscilla J. Scott of Poplar Ridge Homemakers, 2008) (Submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.