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Hoosick Falls in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Ball Seminary”

 
 
"Ball Seminary" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Bushner
1. "Ball Seminary" Marker
Inscription. Built in 1842
Incorporated by Regents 1843
Property conveyed 1863
to the Town of Hoosick
for a free union school

 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 54.134′ N, 73° 20.852′ W. Marker is in Hoosick Falls, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Classic Street 0.1 miles east of Church Street (New York State Route 22), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 91 Classic St, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090, Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wood Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Meeting House in Hoosick Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); Grandma Moses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Maple Grove (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Bennington (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Bennington (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Bennington Second Engagement (approx. 2 miles away); Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoosick Falls.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. This page has been viewed 15 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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