Birthplace of the Republican Party

© Photographed October 2, 2015
Erected by Delano Granite Works Inc.
Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 
43° 50.634′ N, 88° 50.208′ W
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In this school house on March 20, 1854 was held the first mass meeting in this country that definitely and positively cut loose from old parties, and advocated a new party under the name Republican.
The Little White Schoolhouse is located on northbound Blackburn Street / State Highway 49, between Seward Street (to the south) and East Blossom Street (to the north), at 305 Blackburn Street, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971.

The property is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

The Little White Schoolhouse is a National Historic Landmark.

These markers are also at this location:

 The marker is on the grounds of

© Photographed September 14, 2012
The marker is to the left of the building.

 The marker is located in Ripon, Wisconsin.

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