Erin-Warren Fractional District No. 2 School
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 42° 27.877 W 082° 57.764
17T E 338636 N 4703230
Quick Description: On the south side of 9 Mile Road about 0.2 miles west of Gratiot Avenue. Plenty of parking at the nearby East Detroit High School. The entrance is west of the schools.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2006 9:11:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMJBT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
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Long Description:
This school served children in Erin and Warren Townships from 1872 to 1921. Beginning in 1838, German farmer Christian Gerlach held classes in his home. During the 1840s a log building served as a classroom. In 1850 a red frame school was built. In 1872 the red school was replaced with this structure. Popularly known as Halfway School, it was located in the village of Halfway, midway between Mount Clemens and Detroit. When the school closed in 1921, it was moved to the southeast corner of Nine Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue and used as a ware-house. The East Detroit Historical Society acquired the school in 1984, returning it to within one hundred feet of its original site and restoring its nineteenth century appearance.
Historical Name: Christian Gerlach

Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: Local Site #1706

Historical Date: Not listed

Description: Not listed

website: Not listed

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