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Schererville in Lake County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. John Township School District #2

 
 
St. John Township School District #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
1. St. John Township School District #2 Marker
Inscription. Built, 1853, approximately one half mile south; closed, 1907; moved to this site and restored for educational and community uses, 1993-1994. One of twelve St. John Township schools; structure typical of early one-room school buildings in Indiana.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Committee to Save Township School #2. (Marker Number 45.1995.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 29.46′ N, 87° 29.289′ W. Marker is in Schererville, Indiana, in Lake County. Marker is on Joliet St (U.S. 30) 0.1 miles east of St. John Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at entrance to St. John Township Community Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 Joliet St, Schererville IN 46375, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dutch in the Calumet Region (approx. 4.9 miles away); First Physician (approx. 6 miles away); Camp Thornton #2605 and the Civil Conservation Corps
St. John Township School District #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
2. St. John Township School District #2 Marker
View to the east along Joliet Street (US 30)
(approx. 7.3 miles away in Illinois); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 7.4 miles away); W.W.II Triangle Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Site of Absolem Wells Cabin (approx. 8 miles away in Illinois); The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
St. John Township School #2 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
3. St. John Township School #2
Located behind Community Center building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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