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Also known as: Fairhill School (1887)
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  • Building Type: school

Location

MARSHALL ST near E SOMERSET ST
Philadelphia, PA

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Related Project(s):
Fairhill School
Fairhill School (1875 - 1879)
Fairhill School (1879 - 1887)

Comments

The school was orginally located on Indiana Avenue from 1875-1879 in a building intended as a stable. Then the school moved to a dwelling-house on Fairhill and Cambria Streets from 1879 to 1887 when this building was erected and opened on Marshall Street. This building was within the thirty-third section: "The boundaries of the Thirty-third Ward of the City of Philadelphia, which comprises the Thirty-third Section of the First School District of Pennsylvania, are Lehigh and Kensington Avenues, Frankford and Wingohocking Creeks, Bristol Township Line, Germantown Avenue and Lehigh Avenue," (Curtis, p. 509).

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