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Oranje School Bell - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 18° 01.473 W 063° 02.906
20Q E 494873 N 1992902
Quick Description: The St. Maarten’s oldest school, Oranje School, is located on Front Street in the center of Philipsburg the main town and capital of Sint Maarten.
Location: Saint Martin
Date Posted: 2/24/2015 8:43:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMNE1B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque commemorating the Oranje School 150th anniversary is embedded in the stone base of a school bell located on the grounds of the school.

The inscription on the plaque reads:

"Unveiling of the schollbell by H. M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Oranje School (1851 - 2001)
January 21, 2001"

Founded in 1851, the Oranje School celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2001 and its 160th in 2011.
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