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Floral Park in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Floral Park School

 
 
Floral Park School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 3, 2019
1. Floral Park School Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1884, classes began in Sept. 1885. Later renamed John Lewis Childs School for Floral Park's founder and 1st president.
 
Erected 2019 by Floral Park Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 43.611′ N, 73° 42.259′ W. Marker is in Floral Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of South Tyson Avenue and Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling north on South Tyson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Elizabeth Street, Floral Park NY 11001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Legion (within shouting distance of this marker); Tyson Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Floral Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. mile away); The First Church of Floral Park (approx. mile away); Vanderbilt Cup Race (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1779 House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Padre Pio (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floral Park.
 
More about this marker. This is one of a group of eight markers erected by the Floral Park Historical Society in the spring of 2019.
 
Categories. Education
 
Floral Park School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 3, 2019
2. Floral Park School and Marker
Example of Kindergarten "Diploma" from John Lewis Childs School (June 1940) image. Click for full size.
June 21, 1940
3. Example of Kindergarten "Diploma" from John Lewis Childs School (June 1940)
This was the school that this contributor's father, Rudy Ruppenstein, attended for kindergarten.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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