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Macedon in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Macedon Academy

 
 
Macedon Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
1. Macedon Academy Marker
Inscription.  
Macedon Academy
Est. 1841 to educate in the
academics, in character,
and in the equality of all
people. Frederick Douglass
spoke here March 6, 1861.

 
Erected 2014 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 43° 5.66′ N, 77° 19.269′ W. Marker is in Macedon, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Macedon Center Road (New York State Route 31F) and Canandaigua Road, on the right when traveling west on Macedon Center Road. Marker is in the hamlet of Macedon Center, one lot west of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1185 Macedon Center Road, Macedon NY 14502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bullis House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Have You Wondered (approx. 1.7 miles away); Macedon's Honor Roll
Macedon Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
2. Macedon Academy Marker
View is eastward towards the intersection.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Emma B. Sweet (approx. 2 miles away); Wilcoxen Home (approx. 2.1 miles away); The 26 Erie Canal Laborers (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Civil War Soldiers (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wayneport Historic Area (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macedon.
 
Macedon Academy & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
3. Macedon Academy & Marker
Macedon Academy image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
4. Macedon Academy
Now a museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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