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Eagle Mills in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dist. 2 School

 
 
Dist. 2 School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. Dist. 2 School Marker
Inscription.  1-room c. 1840-81. Named for James A. Garfield who taught here 1854-56 while a student at Williams College.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #20 James A. Garfield series list.
 
Location. 42° 43.725′ N, 73° 36.003′ W. Marker is in Eagle Mills, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Garfield Road south of Brunswick Road (New York State Route 2), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, 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. Home of Philip P. Dater (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Joseph Allen (approx. 0.4 miles away); District No. 6 (approx. 2 miles away); Kinney Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); Poestenkill War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 3 miles away); Twiss House (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagle Mills.
 
Regarding Dist. 2 School. James Garfield was the
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20th President of the United States.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 30, 2020