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Lake Worth in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Schoolhouse

 
 
First Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
1. First Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription. Site of the first schoolhouse erected in the Town of Lake Worth in 1912 - a frame building twenty-four by thirty-six feet. Initial enrollment was twenty-four pupils. In February 1916, building was replaced on this site by a concrete building - the present City Hall.
 
Erected 1963 by Garcilasco de la Vega Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 26° 36.956′ N, 80° 3.176′ W. Marker is in Lake Worth, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on Lake Avenue (State Road 802) just west of North Federal Highway (State Road 5), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth FL 33460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Little Red Schoolhouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Palm Beach Junior College (approx. 2.1 miles away); Coastal Patrol Base No. 3 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chapel Of The Holy Spirit (approx. 3 miles away); South Lake Worth Inlet (approx. 4.9 miles away); El Cid Neighborhood (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Worth.
 
Categories. Education
 
First Schoolhouse Marker with City Hall Annex image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
2. First Schoolhouse Marker with City Hall Annex
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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