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

Site of First School House

 
 
Site of First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Site of First School House Marker
Inscription.  Destroyed By Fire January 1828. Also Site of Old Town Hall
 
Erected 1975 by Suffolk County A.R.B.O.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
 
Location. 41° 4.069′ N, 72° 20.091′ W. Marker is in Shelter Island, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on N Ferry Road (County Route 114) 0.1 miles Duvall Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 N Ferry Road, Shelter Island NY 11964, 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. Site of First Meeting House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Havens (approx. 0.3 miles away); Klenawicus Airfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lord Shipyard (approx. one mile away); Union Chapel (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fire Fighter (approx. 2.6 miles away); Historic Sites of Early Mills and Bridges (approx. 3.4 miles away); Downs Carriage House (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelter Island.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 10, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022