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East Otto in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

East Otto Union School

 
 
East Otto Union School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
1. East Otto Union School Marker
Inscription.  
1920
East Otto Union School
Building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of the last remaining three room school houses in the USA. Noted as an outstanding example of civic architecture. Originally grades one through ten were taught here. School was finally closed in 1967. Students were then bussed to Cattaraugus Central.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 42° 23.477′ N, 78° 45.295′ W. Marker is in East Otto, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is on Otto-Springville Road (County Route 12) 0.1 miles north of East Flats Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9014 East Otto-Springville Road, East Otto NY 14729, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Otto Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prof. of Nature (approx. 4.1 miles away); Medora Ball Historical Museum (approx. 4˝ miles away); Otto Township Roll Of Honor
East Otto Union School & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
2. East Otto Union School & Marker
(approx. 4˝ miles away); Hinman Valley Wetland Complex (approx. 6.4 miles away); Woodside Farms (approx. 8.6 miles away); Ellicottville Town Hall (approx. 9 miles away); In Memory of Those From Ellicottville (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Regarding East Otto Union School. While I was collecting an image of a memorial at the East Otto Fire Hall, I met a helpful local gentleman who directed me to this marker and unlocked the building, hosting a quick tour for me.
 
Also see . . .  East Otto Union School - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 28, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
East Otto Union School image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
3. East Otto Union School
South classroom
East Otto Union School image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
4. East Otto Union School
North classroom. The marker can be seen through the fourth pane from the lower left.
East Otto Union School Bell image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
5. East Otto Union School Bell
The original bell stored in the basement.
East Otto Union School image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 28, 2019
6. East Otto Union School
East Otto image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, May 4, 2019
7. East Otto
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   7. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.
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