Education First and Foremost
— The Museum in the Streets —
The new school was named for Crosby, who served as Maine Governor (1853 & 1854). It was fully funded with contributions from the community, the City, and Crosby's wealthy granddaughter Anne Crosby Johnson. Belfast Area High School, a consolidated school, replaced Crosby in 1965. Movie buffs may recognize the school from the 1957 movie "Peyton Place."
Erected 2004 by The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community. (Marker Number 10.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 44° 25.46′ N, 69°
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Hero (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Benevolent Bequest (about 400 feet away); The Opera House (about 500 feet away); Welcome to Belfast (about 500 feet away); Post Office Square (about 600 feet away); Downtown Main Street (about 600 feet away); The Windsor Hotel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
More about this marker. Marker #10 (of 30) in "The Museum in the Streets". The text on the Marker is in English, followed by a French translation.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.