The Torch

The Torch (HM28H6)

Location: Rochester, MI 48307 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 40.909', W 83° 8.435'

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represents Education

—Explore Rochester and Our City Seal —

Built in 1889 to replace a school that had burned down the year before, the Avon School District No. 5 Schoolhouse sits on the site of the first private school in Avon Township, originally constructed in 1847. Since Rochester's founding, the community has believed in the promise that comes with formal and extracurricular education. To this day, an everlasting commitment to life-long learning is demonstrated throughout the many centers of education in and around Rochester.
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HM NumberHM28H6
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Placed ByCity of Rochester
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 324623 N 4727703
Decimal Degrees42.68181667, -83.14058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 40.909', W 83° 8.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 40' 54.54" N, 83° 8' 26.1" W
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Area Code(s)248, 586
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 466 Wilcox St, Rochester MI 48307, US
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