Saint Paul in Ramsey County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of First School Patrol Crossing in the World
February 17th, 1921
Principal, Cathedral School
Dedicated June 6th, 1973
to all School Patrol members
in Minnesota since 1921
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is June 6, 1779.
Location. 44° 56.83′ N, 93° 6.459′ W. Marker is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in Ramsey County. Marker is at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Dayton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Summit Avenue. Marker is attached to the flagpole in Cathedral Hill Park, east opposite the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cathedral of Saint Paul Cornerstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Saint Paul (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Summit–Selby Neighborhood (about 400 feet away); James J. Hill / The James J. Hill HouseSt. Joseph's Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freedom House Station 51 (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Spiral for Justice" Roy Wilkins Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Paul.
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Also see . . .
1. Origins of the School Safety Patrol, 1921. MNopedia website entry (Submitted on December 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet & Consociates. Order website homepage (Submitted on December 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.