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Near Franklin in Johnson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884

 
 
Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
1. Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
Inscription. Education-minded Hopewell Presbyterian Church members opened a six-room coed academy to the east in 1855. John Covert led builders using whip-sawed timers. Only nails were bought. Academy literary societies flourished. Pre-Civil War, it rivaled Franklin College; Hanover College took graduates as sophomores. Heated by wood stoves, the academy closed in 1884 as Indiana established public schools.
 
Erected by Hopewell - Big Spring Community, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 29.615′ N, 86° 6.925′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on County Road W100N south of State Road 144, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Hopewell Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Township High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Big Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hopewell Flag (approx. half a mile away); Two Cent Road and Three Notch Road
Side B - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
2. Side B - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Franklin (approx. 2.9 miles away); Birthplace of Paul Vories McNutt (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Hopewell Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on July 17, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Education
 
Wide View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
3. Wide View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
Long View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
4. Long View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
Long View Side B - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
5. Long View Side B - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
Other View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
6. Other View - - Hopewell Academy 1855 to 1884 Marker
Hopewell Cemetery - Sign next-door to <br> Hopewell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
7. Hopewell Cemetery - Sign next-door to
Hopewell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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