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Also known as: George W. Vaughan School (1868)
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[Vaughan Combined Grammar, Secondary and Primary School]
Vaughan Combined Grammar, Secondary and Primary School/Marlborough Street, above Thompson./Eighteenth Section.
Local ID #: 333
Custis, John Trevor. The Public Schools of Philadelphia, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge Co., 1897., p. 331, 333

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  • Building Type: school

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MARLBOROUGH ST (Above Thompson Street)
Philadelphia, PA

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Related Project(s):
Alexander Adaire Combined Grammar, Secondary and Primary School
Morris School
Yellow School-House

Comments

Prior to this school building, the 'Yellow School-house' was located on this site. The Morris School was transferred in 1867 to this school building. This building was within the the eighteenth section: "The boundaries of the Eighteenth Ward of the City of Philadelphia, which comprises the Eighteenth Section of the First School District of Pennsylvania, are Laurel Street and the Delaware River, to Frankford Avenue, Norris Street to the Aramingo Canal, to Lehigh Avenue to the Delaware River," (Curtis, p. 331).

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