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Marion in Crittenden County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Marion School District

Established 1869

 

—Courthouse Square Walking Trail —

 
Marion School District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
1. Marion School District Marker
Inscription. May 10, 1869, a petition was submitted the county court for established of School District No. One the Marion district. The formation of the district was approved by the circuit superintendent of public schools. The school operated by the original district was housed in a one-room structure which could accommodate about 35 pupils. The home economics cottage and cafeteria on this site was completed May 15, 1930, and the elementary school in 1949.
 
Erected by the City of Marion.
 
Location. 35° 12.827′ N, 90° 12.035′ W. Marker is in Marion, Arkansas, in Crittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of East Military Road and Cherry Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Military Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 East Military Road, Marion AR 72364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret E. Woolfolk Library (about 800 feet away); The Loss of the Sultana (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sultana Tragedy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Military Road
Marion School District marker at the current Marion Elementary School. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
2. Marion School District marker at the current Marion Elementary School.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Rhodes Storefronts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldier's Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Confederate Soldier's Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Education
 
The current Marion School District building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
3. The current Marion School District building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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