Searsport in Waldo County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
First Day at Central School: Circa 1900
(as told by Cecil Card for the Oral History Project)
—The Museum in the Streets —
The school in the photograph was dismantled in 1998 and replaced with an administrative building.
Erected 2009 by Historic Preservation Committee, the Town of Searsport and the Searsport Community. (Marker Number 2.)
Location. 44° 27.608′ N, 68° 55.381′ W. Marker is in Searsport, Maine, in Waldo County. Marker is at the intersection of Mortland Road and Union Street, on the left when traveling north on Mortland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Searsport ME 04974, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carver Memorial Library Union Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Growth of Ship Building (about 500 feet away); Civil War Soldiers' Monument (about 600 feet away); Liberty Tree Memorial (about 600 feet away); Main Street, 1875 (about 700 feet away); Making a Living (about 700 feet away); Peter Ward, Ship Carpenter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Searsport.
More about this marker. Marker #2 (of 17) in "The Museum in the Streets". The text on the Marker is in English, followed by a French translation.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.