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Hudson in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Schoolhouse in Summit County

 
 
First Schoolhouse in Summit County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Gray, August 13, 2010
1. First Schoolhouse in Summit County Marker
Inscription. On this site stood a log schoolhouse built in 1801, the first in Summit County. It was used as a meeting-place by the Hudson Congregational Church formed by David Hudson, its lifetime Deacon, and organized September 4, 1802, by Rev. Joseph Badger. It was the first church in this county and the second in the Western Reserve. John Brown became a member in 1816.
 
Erected 1952 by Hudson Library and Historical Society; Hudson Congregational Church.
 
Location. 41° 14.447′ N, 81° 26.412′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson OH 44236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Congregational Church of Hudson (within shouting distance of this marker); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyhood home of John Brown (about 500 feet away); Gustave H. Grimm (approx. 0.2 miles away); President-elect Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Log House in Summit County
First Schoolhouse in Summit County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Gray, August 13, 2010
2. First Schoolhouse in Summit County Marker
(approx. mile away); Loomis Observatory (approx. mile away); Middle College (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRChurches, Etc.Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2010, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2010, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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