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Highland School

Highland School
Highland School

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a.k.a. Center Township School No. 5

Evansville, IN

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1892 School is built
1923 New school is built


District: Center Township
Latitude: 38.040349
Longitude: -87.573414
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founded 1864 originally at nw corner kratzville and mill rd 5418 kratzville rd w side of kratzville rd north of mill rd (church in 1899 map) center ridge school 5418 kratzville rd 1878 building completed 1880 torn down c1960 1876 map - grid 1 (7) 100th ec 2/13/64 (center twp 5 1864) -1874 highland 1892 county school #5 1878 built new building completed 1880 (5418 kratzville) - torn down 1960 sold 1892 to center ridge me moved to present site 1892 1899 atlas e side of darmstadt oppposite kratzville new building erected 1922 a tad north in 1930s atlas 1923 new building dedicated 1923 renamed highland merged Kratzville No. 10, Mt Pleasant No. 2, Union No.6 and highland no. 5 highland addition 1954 old 1923 building razed during the 1964 addition highland (rebuilt) acquired by evsc in 1950s when area of city was annexed Additions 1985 1990 and 2010

See also Schools / Education Center Township district

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