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Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montrose School House (c. 1812)

 
 
Montrose School House (c. 1812) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Montrose School House (c. 1812) Marker
Inscription.  One of 6 "one room" schoolhouses, originally known as the Barrenton School was moved to its present site, and became the Montrose School. Operation ceased in 1922 with the construction of the Atlantic School on Rt. 537.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
 
Location. 40° 18.05′ N, 74° 13.167′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on 13 Montrose Road. Located where Cedar Drive and Montrose Road split. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colts Neck NJ 07722, 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. Pvt. Michael Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colts Neck War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Capt. Joshua Huddy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead (approx. 2˝ miles away); Colts Neck Inn (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Old Brick Reformed Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old St. Gabriel’s Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Columbia Triumphant Park and Statue (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colts Neck.
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Montrose School House (front and left side view) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. Montrose School House (front and left side view)
Side view of Montrose School House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
3. Side view of Montrose School House
The old school now has the "lucky" number "13" for a street address image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
4. The old school now has the "lucky" number "13" for a street address
Shutter damage--the old school has not been so lucky with the weather. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
5. Shutter damage--the old school has not been so lucky with the weather.
An old sign above the front door indicates that the building was from prior to 1790 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
6. An old sign above the front door indicates that the building was from prior to 1790
This shot shows that time eventually consumes all things. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
7. This shot shows that time eventually consumes all things.
The bricks were likely installed when the building was moved.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,099 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 26, 2009, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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