Site of the First Free School

Site of the First Free School (HM1BIO)

Location: Kenosha, WI 53140 Kenosha County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 34.958', W 87° 49.443'

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This boulder is placed by the Kenosha Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution to mark the site of the first free school outside of New England in the Union. It was opened June 18, 1845. The pioneers in this work were:
Michael Frank
Josiah Bond
Henry B. Hinsdale
Charles Clement
John B. Jilson
Reuben Deming
F.W. Lyman
O.E. Dana
Hayes McKinley
Charles Durkee
Theodore Newell
Harvey Durkee
J.V. Quarles
Sereno Fisk
C. Lathan Sholes
Samuel Hale
Charles Sholes
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Placed ByThe Kenosha Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 432380 N 4714797
Decimal Degrees42.58263333, -87.82405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 34.958', W 87° 49.443'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 34' 57.48" N, 87° 49' 26.58" W
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Area Code(s)262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5751-5799 11th Ave, Kenosha WI 53140, US
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