Jefferson School


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
The Jefferson School was built on the corner of Oldfield and Pine Streets prior to 1883 and was originally named just the Third Ward School. By 1887, it had become the Jefferson School. On March 10, 1888, the original building burned, and a new, larger Queen Anne Style school was built in its place that same year. In 1915, the school's name was changed to the Bedford School after Marshall N. Bedford, a prominent member of the Board of Education who had died in 1912. By 1924, the Jefferson School no longer existed.
Date of Original:
c 1900
Dimensions:
Width: 5516 px
Height: 3391 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5516px
Image Height: 3391px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Jefferson School location:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0683636358393
    Latitude: 45.0683636358393 Longitude: -83.4319131507874
Donor:
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Jefferson School
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Jefferson School


The Jefferson School was built on the corner of Oldfield and Pine Streets prior to 1883 and was originally named just the Third Ward School. By 1887, it had become the Jefferson School. On March 10, 1888, the original building burned, and a new, larger Queen Anne Style school was built in its place that same year. In 1915, the school's name was changed to the Bedford School after Marshall N. Bedford, a prominent member of the Board of Education who had died in 1912. By 1924, the Jefferson School no longer existed.