Waterloo Public Library Digital Collections
First Schoolhouse, Waterloo, Ontario
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Photograph depicting the snow covered exterior of the first school building in Waterloo built in 1820.
Notes
After 1842 building was moved to King Street West near Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School (KCI), where the family of Levi and Margaret Carroll lived in it until 1891. It was purchased by the Waterloo Park Board in 1894, moved to Waterloo Park and is now fully restored.

Sign above door reads; "First School House in Waterloo. Built 1820".

See Detail photos for complete image.
Date of Original
[ca. 1900]
Date Of Event
[ca. 1900]
Dimensions
Width: 51 cm
Height: 41 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 51cm
Image Height: 41cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
J-5-9 Oversize
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.467513 Longitude: -80.530107
Copyright Statement
Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Waterloo Public Library
Email:askus@wpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

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First Schoolhouse, Waterloo, Ontario


Photograph depicting the snow covered exterior of the first school building in Waterloo built in 1820.