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

Owen D. Young

1874-1962

 
 
Owen D. Young Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 20, 2019
1. Owen D. Young Marker
Inscription.  
This Public School
was the gift of
Owen D. Young
1874-1962
who was born and went to school
in this village, and throughout
a distinguished career in law,
industry, education and foreign affairs
maintained here in Van Hornesville
his life-long home.

 
Erected 1963 by Board of Education of the Owen D. Young School.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 53.787′ N, 74° 49.579′ W. Marker is in Van Hornesville, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 80 and Tilyou Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 80. Located in front of Owen D. Young Central School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Van Hornesville NY 13475, 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. Spalsbury Farm (approx. 3.8 miles away); First Church (approx. 4.3 miles away);
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Camp and Fort (approx. 4.4 miles away); General James Clinton (approx. 4.4 miles away); Log School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Toll Gate (approx. 4˝ miles away); Ancient Salt Springs (approx. 4.8 miles away); Indian Trail & Military Road (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Regarding Owen D. Young. Owen Young is chiefly known for being a founder of RCA and Chairman of General Electric 1922-1945.
 
Also see . . .
1. Owen Young. (Submitted on October 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Radio Corporation of America. (Submitted on October 21, 2019.)
3. Owen D. Young Central School. (Submitted on October 22, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Owen D. Young Marker in front of Owen D. Young Central School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 20, 2019
2. Owen D. Young Marker in front of Owen D. Young Central School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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