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Riga Academy

 
 
Riga Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
1. Riga Academy Marker
Inscription.  
A flourishing school for boarding and day pupils was organized here in 1846. The building was earlier known as Thomson's Tavern.
 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 43° 4.157′ N, 77° 52.778′ W. Marker is in Riga, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Chili-Riga Center Road (New York State Route 33A) and Riga-Mumford Road (New York State Route 36) on Chili-Riga Center Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Churchville NY 14428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Francis E. Willard (approx. 2.4 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 2.4 miles away); Founded 1843 (approx. 2½ miles away); Mill Site (approx. 2½ miles away); Ward Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Riga (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Riga Academy - National Archives. National Register of Historic Places documentation (Submitted on October 20, 2023, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Riga Academy. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 8, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
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Riga Academy Marker as seen facing east on 33A image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
2. Riga Academy Marker as seen facing east on 33A
Riga Academy Marker as seen facing west on 33A image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
3. Riga Academy Marker as seen facing west on 33A
Riga Academy Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
4. Riga Academy Building
Riga Academy Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Yugoboy, July 23, 2012
5. Riga Academy Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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