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Baddeck in Victoria County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

Home and School Movement

 
 
Home and School Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 4, 2014
1. Home and School Movement Marker
Inscription.  
Commemorating
the founding of the
Home and School
Movement in Canada
December 18th, 1895
The
Parents Association
of Baddeck
held its first meeting on this, the site of the Baddeck academy.
The idea of such an association was presented to the Young Ladies’ Club of Baddeck
by Dr. and Mrs.
Alexander Graham Bell
and through their combined efforts became a reality.

 
Erected 1961 by Baddeck Community Club.
 
Location. 46° 5.918′ N, 60° 45.239′ W. Marker is in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, in Victoria County. Marker is on Shore Road (Nova Scotia Route 205) just from Twining Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Kidston (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Aeroplane Flight (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); History of Baddeck (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Canada's Hundred Days and Armistice 1918
Home and School Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 4, 2014
2. Home and School Movement Marker
The plaque on the bottom reads:
Commemorating the 50th anniversary
of the
Canadian Home and School and
Parent Teacher Federation
May 29, 1977
(approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Women, the War Effort and Winning the Right to Vote (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); First Flight by a British Subject in the British Empire (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); The First Airplane Flight in Canada (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baddeck.
 
Regarding Home and School Movement. "The Nova Scotia Federation of Home & School Associations (NSFHSA), established in 1936, is an independent, volunteer, provincial organization, comprised of various parent groups. The Federation welcomes School Advisory Councils, PTAs as well as other parent groups throughout Nova Scotia. Members can be made up of parents, teachers, students, administrators, school board members and others, who are interested in working together for the benefit of all children and youth, at home, in schools and in our communities." - NSFHSA website (http://www.nsfhsa.org).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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