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Blue Springs School 1920-1969 - Blue Springs, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 39.625 W 085° 29.312
16R E 643297 N 3503788
Quick Description: The Blue Springs School was first established in 1920.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2012 12:02:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMFKBZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Blue Springs School 1920-1969 historical marker is a standrad Historic Chattahoochee Commission metal marker. It is located near the intersetion of AL Hwy 10 and Barbour County road 41. The marker was placed by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Blue Springs School Alumni Association.
Marker Name: Blue Springs School 1920-1969

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: The Blue Springs School was first established in 1920. The land was donated by Henry H Shepard. The Plans were drawn by the State School architect. The lumber was donated by citizens of the community and prepared at A.S. Knight’s sawmill. Other financial needs were donated by local citizens, county board of education, and state aid for schoolhouse construction. Old Bethel, Anderson, and Old Blue Springs were consolidated to form the new school. The school was opened in 1921 for the first year of teaching in the consolidated building. In addition to academics, the students were taught high moral standards, honesty, love, and respect for God, country, and each other. The first trustees were: Dr. J.D. McLaughlin, Chairman: N.B. Parmer; G.C. Reeder; and A.F. Scarborough.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1999

Marker Number: None

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