Education First and Foremost
—The Museum in the Streets —
The new school was named for Crosby, who served as Maine Governor (1853 & 1854). It was fully funded with contributions from the community, the City, and Crosby's wealthy granddaughter Anne Crosby Johnson. Belfast Area High School, a consolidated school, replaced Crosby in 1965. Movie buffs may recognize the school from the 1957 movie "Peyton Place."
Erected 2004 by The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community. (Marker Number 10.)
Location. 44° 25.46′ N, 69° 0.354′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Maine, in Waldo County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Miller Street, on the left when traveling west on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belfast ME 04915, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
More about this marker. Marker #10 (of 30) in "The Museum in the Streets". The text on the Marker is in English, followed by a French translation.
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