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Sharon Springs in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chestnut Street Schoolhouse

circa 1864-1931

 
 
Chestnut Street schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 9, 2019
1. Chestnut Street schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  Moved to this location 1989. This sign given in memory of Clarence V. Van Dewerker and his schoolmates by his wife Myrtle Van Dewerker and children Robert and Susan. Clarence was one of the last students to attend the school. Sylvia Somers Lane was the last teacher at the school
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
 
Location. 42° 47.817′ N, 74° 36.975′ W. Marker is in Sharon Springs, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 10), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharon Springs NY 13459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The White Sulphur Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Main Street Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); The Magnesia Temple and Baths (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Historic Main Street Tour (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Historic Main Street Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker
Chestnut Street Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 9, 2019
2. Chestnut Street Schoolhouse Marker
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also named Historic Main Street Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); The American Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lehman Block (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharon Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Sharon Historical Society. The Chestnut Street School is part of the Sharon Historical Society's Sharon Museum Complex. The Sharon Museum Complex consists of a museum, storage barn, the one-room schoolhouse and a three-room outhouse. (Submitted on August 18, 2021, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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