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Lake Orion in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Howarth School

 
 
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By Stephen Roberts, October 16, 2014
1. Howarth School Marker
Inscription. John Howarth provided the land on which this Greek Revival schoolhouse was built in 1859. The building served the community as a place of worship for the Howarth United Methodist Church and as an Oakland County school. The Methodists moved to a new building across the road in 1898; however, the building was used as a school until 1955 when the Orion township school system was consolidated. The church then acquired the building for its vacation Bible school and its annual Christmas bazaar.
 
Erected 1988 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number 1059.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 46.111′ N, 83° 18.752′ W. Marker is in Lake Orion, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker can be reached from Clarkston Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Friendship Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3380 West Clarkston Road, Lake Orion MI 48362, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seymour Lake Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carriage Barn Replica (approx.
Howarth School image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Roberts, October 16, 2014
2. Howarth School
8.5 miles away); Axford-Coffin Farm (approx. 8.5 miles away); Meadow Brook Hall (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Meadow Brook Hall (approx. 8.7 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 8.9 miles away); Pontiac Monument (approx. 9.2 miles away); Detroit United Railway and Car Barn (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2014, by Stephen Roberts of Oxford, Michigan. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2014, by Stephen Roberts of Oxford, Michigan. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.
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