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Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Centennial Park

 
 
Centennial Parl Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick Weissend, May 10, 2007
1. Centennial Parl Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating One Hundred Years
of educating blind students in
Batavia at the New York State
School for the Blind - First Opened
in September of 1868

 
Erected 1969 by Batavia City Council.
 
Location. 43° 0.295′ N, 78° 11.108′ W. Marker is in Batavia, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Richmond Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batavia NY 14020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Batavia (approx. half a mile away); Capt. Charles F. Rand (approx. half a mile away); Paolo Busti Monument (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County (approx. half a mile away); Genesee County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Genesee County (approx. half a mile away); The Batavia Club (approx. half a mile away); Cary House Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Batavia.
 
Also see . . .  History of the New York State School for the Blind. The school opened on September 2, 1868. Dr. Asa D. Lord welcomed the first 17 students to the school. Sixty-five students were
New York State School for the Blind image. Click for full size.
1912
2. New York State School for the Blind
in attendance by the end of the school year. (Submitted on January 11, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok.   2. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area view of the marker and its surroundings. • Photos of the school buildings. • Can you help?
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