Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First RIT Campus
Mechanics Institute est. 1885
located here. Merged 1891 &
renamed Rochester Institute
of Technology in 1944.
Erected 2018 by William C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 506.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 43° 9.163′ N, 77° 36.943′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Spring Street, on the right when traveling east. Across the street from the Bevier Memorial Building which is located at corner of Spring Street and S. Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14608, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Have honor for Nathaniel Rochester (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Child (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ely House - 1837 (about 600 feet away); The 100 Acre Tract (about 800 feet away); Broad StreetPioneer School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Rochester (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
More about this marker. Located in front of empty lot
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. 2. submitted on January 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.