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Fairfield in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fairfield Academy

 
 
Fairfield Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2019
1. Fairfield Academy Marker
Inscription.  On this campus Fairfield Academy was founded in 1802, the funds being raised by a committee headed by Captain Moses Mather. In 1803, it was incorporated by the Regents of the University of the State of New York and in 1812 the College of Physicians and Surgeons was established continuing until 1839 and graduated 555 physicians. The academy was continued and reorganized as Fairfield Seminary in 1839 for the higher education of both men and women. Conducted as a military academy from 1891 to 1902.
 
Erected 1923 by Fairfield Students.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
 
Location. 43° 8.298′ N, 74° 54.816′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of Hardscrabble Road and Academy Walk, on the right when traveling north on Hardscrabble Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middleville NY 13406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fairfield Academy (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Trinity Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maltanner Creek (approx. half a mile away); Middleville War Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial in Middleville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fenner Farm (approx. 3˝ miles away); John Faville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bell Purchased 7 May 1831 (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Fairfield Academy Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2019
2. Fairfield Academy Site
Fairfield Academy MSite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2019
3. Fairfield Academy MSite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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