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Germantown in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Schoolhouse

 
 
First Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, May 9, 2020
1. First Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  
First schoolhouse in Germantown. Built by Palatines in 1711. Located just west of this point.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1711.
 
Location. 42° 7.892′ N, 73° 52.844′ W. Marker is in Germantown, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Avenue (County Route 33) and Amber Lane, on the right when traveling north on Church Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 Church Ave, Germantown NY 12526, 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. The Second Reformed Church (approx. half a mile away); Sharp’s Landing (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of First Lutheran Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Stone Jug (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hamlet of Cementon (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hamlet of Alsen (approx. 2˝ miles away); Lutheran Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); 1722 (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
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First Schoolhouse Marker Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, May 9, 2020
2. First Schoolhouse Marker Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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