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Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sharp School Bell

 
 
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By Michael Baker
1. Sharp School Bell Marker
Inscription. This original alloy steel school bell rang for the children attending the Sharp School located on Delong Road. The Sharp School was built in 1870 and was one of eleven one-room school houses in Shawnee Township by 1874. In 1926, ten of the schools were consolidated as students attended the new Shawnee Centralized School located on Zurmehly Road.
 
Location. 40° 41.578′ N, 84° 9.871′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from Zurmehly Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3333 Zurmehly Road, Lima OH 45806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnny Appleseed Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shawnee Council House (was approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Shawnee Council House (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of Chief P-H-T and the Hawg Creek Shawnee (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mary Shafer (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Freedom Flag Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Shawnee Indian Reservation / U.S. Military Reserve (approx. 2.8 miles away); Town Pond Reservoir Cridersville's Great Fire of 1918 (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
 
More about this marker.
Sharp School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Sharp School Bell Marker
This marker is located in front of Shawnee Middle School near the entrance to the Middle School office.
 
Categories. Education
 
Sharp School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Sharp School Bell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 356 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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