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Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54

 
 
Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
1. Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 Marker
Inscription.  Originally a one-room school building, 7 miles southeast of Oskaloosa )1/2 mile south of intersection of Republic and 54th). It was built in 1903 (28' X 44'), was moved to Oskaloosa in 1950 and used as part of Oskaloosa's elementary grade school complex (Grades 1 - 4). In 1975 it was moved again to Old Jefferson Town where it is used as a museum of early Jefferson County items.
 
Erected by Old Jefferson Town.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 39° 12.795′ N, 95° 18.57′ W. Marker is in Oskaloosa, Kansas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Walnut Street (U.S. 59) 0.2 miles north of Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Old Jefferson Town. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oskaloosa KS 66066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reynolds Store (a few steps from this marker); Ozawkie Mill Grinding Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 (a few steps from this marker); Kilgour School Building - Dist. No. 72
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(a few steps from this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Winchester Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmonds Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowstring Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oskaloosa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Jefferson Town. (Submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Jefferson County, Kansas. (Submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
2. Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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