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Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Suffern Grammar School

 
 
Suffern Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
The Historical Society of Rockland County, 1998
1. Suffern Grammar School Marker
Inscription. A one-room schoolhouse, Suffern's first, was erected nearby circa 1853. In 1880 a five-room schoolhouse was built on this site. By 1901 a brick school was constructed for $25,000 to accommodate a growing student population. As more students started to further their education, the first high school was incorporated within the structure in 1905. Sold in 1943, the school was converted into the Artwire Factory and in 1995, into apartments.

Sponsor: Sycamore Estates, Inc.
 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Location. 41° 7.07′ N, 74° 9.079′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Wayne Ave.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 Wayne Ave., Suffern NY 10901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Suffern’s Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Horse Watering Trough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldier’s Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Cannon “Independence” (approx. 0.2 miles

Suffern Grammar School image. Click for full size.
The Historical Society of Rockland County, 1998
2. Suffern Grammar School
away); Rochambeau’s Encampment (approx. ¼ mile away); American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. one mile away in New Jersey); Hopper Gristmill Site (approx. 1.3 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Suffern.
 
Additional keywords. 41.117835, -74.151312
 
Categories. EducationIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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