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Locust Grove School

Number 12 (1896)

 
 
Locust Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 19, 2014
1. Locust Grove School Marker
close up of plaque
Inscription. The one- room school was a common sight in rural Ohio in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Locust Grove No. 12 housed elementary school classes until the late 1920ís on itís original site; S. Bird Road at E. Possum Road in Clark County, near Springfield, Ohio. The consolidation of rural school districts led to the end of these one-room schools. Locust Grove School was dedicated in Carillon Park in 1976. (logo)
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 39° 43.74′ N, 84° 12.01′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from S. Patterson Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the old school house, in the park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton OH 45409, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carillon Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Newcom Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Stewart Street Concrete Arch Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Col. Robert Patterson (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Maryís Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Erma Bombeck
Locust Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 19, 2014
2. Locust Grove School Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Miami Valley Hospital (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wright Brothers Home Base (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
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Locust Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 19, 2014
3. Locust Grove School Marker
Full view of the Locust Grove School, with bell tower and stone header plaque intact.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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