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Grand Island in Hall County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Grand Island Public School Bell

 
 
Grand Island Public School Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Grand Island Public School Bell
Inscription.  

Grand Island Public School. Erected 1878.
I proclaim unceasing warfare against
ignorance, fanatacism and intolerance.

School Board, 1879
O A Abbott, Moderator
W H Platt, Director
H A Koenig, Treasurer
T J Hurford · C E Lykke · R C Jordan


Building Committee
Wm Anyan · John Wallich · B C Howard

VanDuzen & Tift Cincinnati
Buckeye Bell Foundry 1879

 
Erected 1878 by City of Grand Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 40° 55.301′ N, 98° 20.715′ W. Marker is in Grand Island, Nebraska, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street (U.S. 30) and Cleburn Street, on the left when traveling east on 1st Street. Bell is in Pioneer Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Island NE 68801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Memorial Highway (about 300 feet away, measured
Grand Island Public School Board on Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Grand Island Public School Board on Bell
in a direct line); Old Dodge School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Federal Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort O. K. Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hall County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Island.
 
Also see . . .  Grand Island School in The Pioneer Spirit. (Submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Grand Island Public School Bldg Cmte on Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Grand Island Public School Bldg Cmte on Bell
Grand Island Public School Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
4. Grand Island Public School Bell
Looking NNW across Pioneer Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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