Monticello in Jefferson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Howard Academy Elementary and Junior High School (Later Howard Academy High School) Second Street
Erected 2009 by The Jefferson County Public School District, The Jefferson County Retired Educators Association, Alumni and Friends and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-681.)
Location. 30° 32.384′ N, 83° 51.479′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Florida, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello FL 32344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard Academy High School on Chestnut Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ernest I. Thomas Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elizabeth Elementary School (approx. 8.3 miles away); Oliver Baptist Church (approx. 8.4 miles away); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 14.8 miles away in Georgia); Grooverville Methodist Church (approx. 14.8 miles away in Georgia).
More about this marker. At present the school is no longer being used.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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