First School in Baxter Springs

First School in Baxter Springs (HM1IU4)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
Buy Kansas State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 37° 1.665', W 94° 44.096'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

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.

HM NumberHM1IU4
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
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
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
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
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?