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Owosso in Shiawassee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Site of the First School House in Owosso

 
 
The Site of the First School House in Owosso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 23, 2018
1. The Site of the First School House in Owosso Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the site of the first school house in Owosso. Built in 1840; also used as a meeting house.
 
Erected 1921 by Shiawassee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 0.036′ N, 84° 10.225′ W. Marker is in Owosso, Michigan, in Shiawassee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street and East Williams Street, on the right when traveling north on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 North Washington Street, Owosso MI 48867, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Congregational Church and Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Homesite of Doctor John B. Barnes (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Studio of James Oliver Curwood (approx. mile away); Curwood Castle (approx. mile away); Comstock Cabin (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Curwood Castle (approx.
The Site of the First School House in Owosso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 23, 2018
2. The Site of the First School House in Owosso Marker
Marker is on the church building at the near corner.
mile away); Judge Elias Comstock (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Thomas Edmund Dewey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owosso.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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