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Near Pleasantville in Bedford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pleasantville School

1879-1978

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 23, 2018
1. Pleasantville School Marker
Inscription. This bell is all that remains of the school house, that once stood on these grounds. Purchased by the Pleasantville Borough at a cost of $1,500.00. The two story structure with bell tower, measuring 38 ft. x 40 ft. was built by Thomas S. Holsinger. The first teacher was T.B. Potts in 1879, and the first principal was Cyrus J. Potts in 1880. The school had two additions in its 99 years of existence before burning down on Jan. 14, 1978.
 
Location. 40° 10.967′ N, 78° 36.912′ W. Marker is near Pleasantville, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Quaker Valley Road (Route 56) and Beutman Road. Touch for map. Located in The Mark Mock Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Alum Bank PA 15521, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Walker Homestead (approx. 0.8 miles away); Friends Cemetery / The Underground Railroad (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Beginning of Agricultural Cooperative Extension Service (approx. 9.4 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. 9.4 miles away); Forbes Camp (approx. 9.4 miles
Pleasantville School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 23, 2018
2. Pleasantville School Marker
away); Shawnee Cabins (approx. 9.4 miles away); Old Log Church (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Pleasantville School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 23, 2018
3. Pleasantville School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Last updated on February 26, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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