“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Clearwater in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

First Public School


First Public School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, June 27, 2013
1. First Public School Marker
Inscription. Near this site was located the first public supported school within the present limits of the City of Clearwater. Known as the Taylor Schoolhouse, erected in 1854. The surnames of the pupils included Taylor, Turner, McMullen, Henderson, Johnson, White, Stevenson, Brownlow and Whitehurst, all early settlers of this county.
Erected 1964 by The Clearwater Historical Committee.
Location. 27° 57.425′ N, 82° 45.532′ W. Marker is in Clearwater, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is at the intersection of Druid Road and Arcturas Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Druid Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearwater FL 33764, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clearwater Athletic Field (approx. 2.4 miles away); Clearwater Post Office (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Old Pinellas County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away); Harbor Oaks Historic District (approx. 2.7 miles away); Magnolia Drive Dock (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Seminole Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Orange Belt Railway Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearwater.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 355 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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