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Governor Street School

Governor Street School


Governor Street School

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Evansville, IN

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1874 School is built to ease overcrowding
1880s Serves as the high school
1879 High school classes move to temp high school
1928 School incorporated into Lincoln
<1962 Razed


Northeast corner of Governor St and Mulberry St
District: Baptisttown
Latitude: 37.969482681183
Longitude: -87.558889389038
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built may 1874 as previous 2 schools became overcrowded completed 1875 served as the high school early 1880s -1879 moved to temp high school 1888 directory lists high school here in fire in nov 1927, kids had class at nearby schools (impetus for lincoln?) incorporated into Lincoln in 1928 along with other black schools gone by 1962 swimming pool on site

See also Schools / Education Baptisttown district

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