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Gaines in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gaines District No.5 1849 School House

 
 
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Marker
Inscription.

Was used until 1952. Made
of lake-washed stone it is
one of over 900 cobblestone
masonry buildings built in
N.Y. State from 1825 to 1860.
Marker in memoriam Elwood Lawrence, Teacher, 1951-52

 
Location. 43° 17.242′ N, 78° 11.268′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road West (New York State Route 104) 0.2 miles east of Oak Orchard Road (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14447 Ridge Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cobblestones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Settler (approx. half a mile away); The Lake Plain (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Katherine Belle Rowley (approx. 1.2 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. 1.3 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crossroads (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gaines.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the town of Gaines, hamlet of Childs, zip code Albion.
 
Regarding Gaines District No.5 1849 School House.
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House and Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House and Marker - Westward
The school house is owned by the Cobblestone Society Museum; their main building is the church which is about a half dozen lots to the west. A museum sign is in front of the school house. This property is part of the Cobblestone Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark District. See index 3 on the "cobblestones" marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cobblestone Historic District - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Cobblestone Society Museum. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House and Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House and Marker - Eastward
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Inscription
School District. No. 5.
of Gaines. A.D.1849.
Wm. J. Babbitt. Esq.
Gratuitously superintended the erection
of this building: & made the district a
present of the bell.
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Rear and West Sides image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
5. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Rear and West Sides
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
6. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House Plaque
Gaines District No.5 1849 School House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
7. Gaines District No.5 1849 School House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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