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Franklin in Franklin County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Old Franklin Congregational Academy

 
 
The Old Franklin Congregational Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. The Old Franklin Congregational Academy Marker
Inscription.  
This memorial
erected on the site of
The Old Franklin
Congregational Academy

Pioneer Founders and Educators were:
E. B. James · A. E. Rice · W. S. Phipps
Rev. Amos Dresser · Rev. C. S. Harrison
Reve. W. S. Hampton · Prin. A. C. Hart
Rev. G. W. Mitchell

Total enrollment 2670
Total graduates 477

At Left - Corner stone of native rock
laid Aug. 9, 1881.

At Right - Bell which called all
classes for 41 years

Center - Petrified log a prominent
object on campus for years
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Dedicated June 12, 1925

"To live in deeds we leave behind is not to die."

 
Erected 1925 by Franklin Academy Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 6.072′ N, 98° 57.215′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Nebraska, in Franklin County. Marker is on Q Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is west of the
The Old Franklin Congregational Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. The Old Franklin Congregational Academy Marker
swimming pool in Franklin City Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin NE 68939, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lockheed F-80 (about 300 feet away); Dupee Hall of Music (about 500 feet away); Franklin County (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Franklin Academy Photographs. (Submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Franklin Academy Records at the Nebraska State Historical Society. (Submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Franklin Academy Association Emblem on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
3. Franklin Academy Association Emblem on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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