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Cleveland in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hill Demonstration School

 
 
Hill Demonstration School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Hill Demonstration School Marker
Inscription. In 1926 the Hill Demonstration School opened for grades one through six, with kindergarten classes added in 1929. This laboratory-style school for Delta State student teachers had an initial enrollment of twenty-five and was housed in the basement of the men's dormitory, Hardee Hall. In 1930, the school moved to Hill Hall with space for administrative offices, classrooms, and an auditorium. The Hill Demonstration School closed in April 1957.
 
Erected 2014 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 44.628′ N, 90° 44.023′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fifth Avenue and South Court Street, on the right when traveling south on North Fifth Avenue. Touch for map. Located in front of the Delta State University Roberts-LaForge Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Fifth Avenue, Cleveland MS 38732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marshall Plan (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delta Blues Inspires W.C. Handy (approx.
Marker in front of Roberts-LaForge Library image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Marker in front of Roberts-LaForge Library
half a mile away); Bolivar County Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Bolivar County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Enlightenment of W. C. Handy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Margaret Wade (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cleveland Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); David R. Bowen (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Hill Demonstration School holds reunion at Delta State University. (Submitted on October 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Education
 
View of marker south towards South Court Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View of marker south towards South Court Street.
Looking north on North Fifth Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. Looking north on North Fifth Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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