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Also known as: Mantua School (1876); Haverford School (1878); Haverford School No. 1 (1894); Caesar Rodney School No. 1 (1913)
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[Haverford Combined Secondary and Primary School]
Haverford Combined Secondary and Primary School,/Haverford Street, above Thirty-fifth./Twenty-fourth Section.
Local ID #: 415
Custis, John Trevor. The Public Schools of Philadelphia, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge Co., 1897., p. 405-406, 415

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  • Building Type: school

Location

Haverford St (Above 35th Street)
Philadelphia, PA

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Related Project(s):
Haverford School
Mantua Primary School No. 1 (Twenty-fourth Section)
Morton McMichael Combined Grammar and Secondary School

Comments

Students from the Mantua School were transferred to the Haverford School which opened in 1876 and combined in 1890. In March 1892, several students were transferred to the Morton McMichael School. This building was within the twenty-fourth section: "The boundaries of the Twenty-fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia, which comprises the Twenty-fourth Section of the First School District of Pennsyvlania, are the Schuylkill River, Market Street, Meadow, Haverford, Fourty-fourth Street, Belmont Avenue and City Avenue," (Curtis, p. 405).

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