Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 (Submitted on January 11, 2011.)
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