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Near Jackson in Jackson County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

McCain School

 
 
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By Rae Pierce, September 14, 2015
1. McCain School Marker
Inscription. This typical one-room schoolhouse was built for School District No. 2 of Summit Township in the 1880s. Named for a school board member, McCain School is the second schoolhouse erected on this site. The first was built in the early 1850s shortly after the land was set aside for school purposes. The rear lean-to addition was completed in 1899. The building operated as a school until 1956. It later served as a social center. In 1976 it was renovated as a studio apartment.
 
Erected 1981. (Marker Number L0884.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 13.969′ N, 84° 27.485′ W. Marker is near Jackson, Michigan, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of McCain Rd and Ganton Dr, on the right when traveling west on McCain Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MI 49203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Blair (approx. 2 miles away); Under the Oaks (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ella Sharp Museum (approx. 2.4 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
McCain School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rae Pierce, September 14, 2015
2. McCain School Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Austin Blair (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Additional keywords. McCain School
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2015, by Rae Pierce of Rives Junction, Michigan. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on September 15, 2015, by Rae Pierce of Rives Junction, Michigan. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2015, by Rae Pierce of Rives Junction, Michigan. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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