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Garrison in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Schoolhouse

 
 
Old Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 21, 2012
1. Old Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  One-room Continental Village School was built circa 1840 on land donated by William Briggs. Merged into Van Courtlandtville School 1935.
 
Erected 2006 by Van Courtland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 41° 20.508′ N, 73° 54.251′ W. Marker is in Garrison, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Old Albany Post Rd 0 miles from Sprout Brook Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Old Albany Post Rd, Garrison NY 10524, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Twin Redoubts (approx. 0.4 miles away); Putnam County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Oregon Corners (approx. 1.6 miles away); Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake (approx. 1.9 miles away); Saint Peter’s Churchyard & Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Heroes of the American Revolution
Old Albany Post Road, looking west towards Old Schoolhouse Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 21, 2012
2. Old Albany Post Road, looking west towards Old Schoolhouse Marker.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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