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Brentwood in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First School

 
 
First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
1. First School Marker
Inscription.  
1857-1907 One room school
- Octagon - at 3rd Ave & 4th St.
First teacher Mary Swain.
Moved to this site 1989.
National Register 1994

 
Erected by Historical Landmark Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 40° 46.616′ N, 73° 15.23′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Avenue and Marvin Road, on the right when traveling east on Third Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brentwood NY 11717, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1859 Dame House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Modern Times (approx. 0.4 miles away); Red Owl Legend (approx. 0.4 miles away); Methodist (approx. 2.8 miles away); State Hospital (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brookville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Islip Airport (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named State Hospital (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Also see . . .  Schoolhouse Progress (Brentwood Historical Society). (Submitted on December 10, 2019.)
First School Marker - with schoolhouse in background image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
2. First School Marker - with schoolhouse in background

 
Categories. Education
 
Original Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
3. Original Schoolhouse
First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
4. First School Marker
Signage about the restoration of the school
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Thomas Mocera of Centereach, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Thomas Mocera of Centereach, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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