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Rockville Centre in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

South Side

 
 
South Side Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2018
1. South Side Marker
Inscription.  
Opened February 20, 1892
First public high school
on South Shore of L.I.
R.V.C. Village Hall 1924
Renovated 1978

 
Erected 1978 by State Department of Education.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 39.562′ N, 73° 38.725′ W. Marker is in Rockville Centre, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of College Place and North Park Avenue on College Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 College Place, Rockville Centre NY 11570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 30 Pounder Parrott Gun (a few steps from this marker); Rockville Centre World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Agnes (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Agnes World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Anvil (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Church of the Ascension
South Side Marker - Wide View (looking west) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2018
2. South Side Marker - Wide View (looking west)
(about 700 feet away); The Wreck of the Mexico - January 2, 1837 (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Wreck of the Bristol - November 21, 1836 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville Centre.
 
South Side Marker - Wide View (looking northeast) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2018
3. South Side Marker - Wide View (looking northeast)
<i>South Side High School</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
4. South Side High School
(Yes, it is the same building.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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