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Hoover in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education

 
 
Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
1. Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education Marker
Inscription.  Summit/Hale Sps., a one-room school, opened on the mountain in 1898. It moved to this site and was named Bluff Park Elementary School with 50 students and funded with community support in 1923. From two-rooms, it expanded to 32 classrooms in 1988. Used now by many groups, it houses the office and archives of the Hoover Historical Society.
 
Erected by Hoover Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 33° 24.613′ N, 86° 51.283′ W. Marker is in Hoover, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 571 Park Avenue, Birmingham AL 35226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lover’s Leap (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hale - Joseph Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shades Crest Road Historical District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Park Avenue Historical District (approx. 0.6 miles
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away); Overseer’s House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oxmoor Iron Furnaces (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Shades Crest Road Historical District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ross Bridge (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoover.
 
Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
2. Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education Marker
Bluff Park Elementary School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
3. Bluff Park Elementary School
Sign at Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bluffparkal.org, circa 2007
4. Sign at Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,140 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   4. submitted on November 16, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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