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Montclair in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Primary School

 
 
First Primary School Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 19, 2011
1. First Primary School Marker
Inscription.
1878-1879
22 Valley Road
Vernacular/Early Classic Revival Style

This is the second oldest school building still standing in the Township. It was built to meet the needs of a community which almost doubled in population during the 1870's.
 
Location. 40° 48.925′ N, 74° 13.3′ W. Marker is in Montclair, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Valley Road north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Valley Road, Montclair NJ 07042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hillside School War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cranetown (about 400 feet away); 647 Bloomfield Avenue (about 500 feet away); 45 Church Street Plaza (about 700 feet away); 40-46 Church Street (about 800 feet away); Hampton House (approx. mile away); The Crane Building (approx. mile away); Madison Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montclair.
 
Categories. Education
 
First Primary School image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 19, 2011
2. First Primary School
Marker is mounted to the building on the corner that is to the left of the flag pole in this photo
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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