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Nassau Hall Academy

 
 
Nassau Hall Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
1. Nassau Hall Academy Marker
Inscription.  
This stone marks the site
of the old district school of
Acquackanonk
dating from 1693 to 1870
also known as
Nassau Hall Academy
(then two stories in height)
where boys prepared for
Princeton College
many of them becoming
well known ministers, lawyers,
judges and educators
Erected by pupils of Passaic’s Public Schools
September 1926

 
Erected 1926 by Passaic Public School Students.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 51.344′ N, 74° 7.306′ W. Marker is in Passaic, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from River Drive, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of the Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Passaic NJ 07055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Garritse (a few steps from this marker); Post Grave Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Land Upon Which We Pray (within shouting distance
Nassau Hall Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
2. Nassau Hall Academy Marker
of this marker); General John J. Pershing (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blanchard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Daughters of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Passaic.
 
More about this marker. The top of the plaque contains a relief image of the Nassau Hall Academy.
 
Marker at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 25, 2010
3. Marker at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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