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Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Montrose School House (c. 1812)
 
Montrose School House (c. 1812) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
1. Montrose School House (c. 1812) Marker
 
Inscription. One of 6 "one room" schoolhouses, originally known as the Barrenton School was moved to its present site, and became the Montrose School. Operation ceased in 1922 with the construction of the Atlantic School on Rt. 537.
 
Location. 40° 18.05′ N, 74° 13.167′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on 13 Montrose Road. Click for map. Located where Cedar Drive and Montrose Road split. Marker is in this post office area: Colts Neck NJ 07722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pvt. Michael Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colts Neck War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Capt. Joshua Huddy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead (approx. 2.5 miles away); Colts Neck Inn (c. 1717) (approx. 2.5 miles away); Columbia Triumphant Park and Statue (approx. 4 miles away); Battle of Monmouth Monument (approx. 4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colts Neck.
 
Montrose School House (front and left side view) Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
2. Montrose School House (front and left side view)
 
 
Side view of Montrose School House Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
3. Side view of Montrose School House
 
 
The old school now has the "lucky" number "13" for a street address Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
4. The old school now has the "lucky" number "13" for a street address
 
 
Shutter damage--the old school has not been so lucky with the weather. Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
5. Shutter damage--the old school has not been so lucky with the weather.
 
 
An old sign above the front door indicates that the building was from prior to 1790 Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
6. An old sign above the front door indicates that the building was from prior to 1790
 
 
This shot shows that time eventually consumes all things. Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
7. This shot shows that time eventually consumes all things.
The bricks were likely installed when the building was moved.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 26, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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