First School in Baxter Springs

First School in Baxter Springs (HM1IU4)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 1.665', W 94° 44.096'

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In 1866, a small log school building was built on this site, with benches and desks hewn from logs. The first teacher was Miss Lillie Van Epps. It was a subscription school, which was maintained, and the teacher paid with tuition from the students. The school operated until 1868 when a new frame school was constructed on the southeast corner of 11th and Park.

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HM NumberHM1IU4
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Date Added Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 345682 N 4099358
Decimal Degrees37.02775000, -94.73493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.665', W 94° 44.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 39.9" N, 94° 44' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E 8th St, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US
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