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
    Latitude: 45.0683636358393 Longitude: -83.4319131507874
Donor
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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
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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.