Delafield in Waukesha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
St. John's Military Academy
The main campus buildings were built to complement each other in design and appearance. Of English Gothic design with serrated roofs, towers and battlements of stone, they resemble old-time European castles.
St. Johnís is an influential educational force in the Midwest drawing its students from many states and foreign countries. The philosophy of the military type of education was adopted to emphasize quality, instill self-discipline, and provide team spirit and leadership qualities.
This philosophy, combined with St. Johnís original religious intentions, represents a distinctive side of the American Spirit.
Erected 1978 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (Marker Number 244.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 3.902′ N, 88° 24.332′ W. Marker is in Delafield, Wisconsin, Touch for map. On the campus grounds off Genesee Street. Marker is in this post office area: Delafield WI 53018, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northwestern Military and Naval Academy (here, next to this marker); Delafield Fish Hatchery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hawks Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cushing Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Bishop Jackson Kemper Home Built 1849 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nashotah Mission (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lapham Peak (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lapham Peak (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delafield.
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Categories. • Education • Military •
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