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Baddeck in Victoria County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Home and School Movement

 
 
Home and School Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 4, 2014
1. Home and School Movement Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating
the founding of the
Home and School
Movement in Canada
December 18th, 1895
The
Parents Association
of Baddeck
held its first meeting on this, the site of the Baddeck academy.
The idea of such an association was presented to the Young Ladies’ Club of Baddeck
by Dr. and Mrs.
Alexander Graham Bell
and through their combined efforts became a reality.

 
Erected 1961 by Baddeck Community Club.
 
Location. 46° 5.918′ N, 60° 45.239′ W. Marker is in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, in Victoria County. Marker is on Shore Road (Nova Scotia Route 205) just from Twining Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 Shore Road, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Kidston (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Aeroplane Flight (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); History of Baddeck (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park (approx.
Home and School Movement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 4, 2014
2. Home and School Movement Marker
The plaque on the bottom reads:
Commemorating the 50th anniversary
of the
Canadian Home and School and
Parent Teacher Federation
May 29, 1977
0.8 kilometers away); The First Airplane Flight in Canada (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Alexander Graham Bell (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Reverend Norman McLeod (approx. 17.1 kilometers away).
 
Regarding Home and School Movement. "The Nova Scotia Federation of Home & School Associations (NSFHSA), established in 1936, is an independent, volunteer, provincial organization, comprised of various parent groups. The Federation welcomes School Advisory Councils, PTAs as well as other parent groups throughout Nova Scotia. Members can be made up of parents, teachers, students, administrators, school board members and others, who are interested in working together for the benefit of all children and youth, at home, in schools and in our communities." - NSFHSA website (http://www.nsfhsa.org).
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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