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School Days / Los Días de Clase

Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 6, 2022
1. School Days / Los Días de Clase Marker
Inscription.  
School Days
Farragut School,
the oldest section of Hastings' present middle school-high school complex, was built in 1904 for all grades. It is seen here on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918, the end of World War I. Among the many later additions is one designed by Richmond Shreve, Hastings resident and one of the architects of the Empire State Building. Inset: Another resident, renowned photographer Lewis Hine, photographed a boys' shop class in the 1930s.

Los Días de Clase
La Escuela Farragut, la sección más antigua del complejo educativo de Hastings, fue construida en 1904 y aquí se la muestra el 11 de noviebre e 1918, durante la celebración del Día de Armisticio o cece de hostilidades a finales de la Primara Guerra Mundial. Entre muchas de las adiciones posteriores está una hecha por los architectos del Edificio Empire State. Recuado: Otro residente, el reconocido fotógrafo Lewis Hine, fotografeó a un grupo de niños en una clase de manualidades en 1930.
 
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Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEducationIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1918.
 
Location. 40° 59.607′ N, 73° 52.599′ W. Marker is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Farragut Avenue just west of Olinda Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Farragut Ave, Hastings on Hudson NY 10706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olinda (within shouting distance of this marker); Billie and Flo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hastings' First High Rise / El Primer Edificio de Pisos Multiples en Hastings (about 400 feet away); The Oldest Church / La Iglesia Mas Antigua (about 600 feet away); Draper Terrace / Draper Terrace (el callejón Draper) (about 600 feet away); Draper Park (about 700 feet away); Hastings-on-Hudson, New York (about 700 feet away); A Lavis Private Garden / Un Suntuoso Jardin Privado (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings-on-Hudson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Mar. 28, 2023