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Portage in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

School Site

 
 
School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. School Site Marker
Inscription.  Frame building, about 1819; abandoned for one of two rooms as number of pupils grew. Samuel Hunt, brother of Governor Hunt, taught here.
 
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 42° 33.072′ N, 77° 58.793′ W. Marker is in Portage, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is on Main Street (County Route 77) 0.2 miles west of Hunt's Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hunt NY 14846, 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. Kish-A-Wa (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dalton RR Depot (approx. 1.6 miles away); Deep Cut (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 1.9 miles away); 17 Locks (approx. 2½ miles away); "Nunda Valley" (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Nunda Soldiers' Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portage.
 
More about this marker. Marker is invisible westward, due to foliage, until you are upon it.
 
Regarding School Site. "Governor
School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. School Site Marker
Eastward towards Hunt's Hollow Road. NY 70 is just beyond Hunt's Hollow Road.
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Hunt" on the marker refers to Washington Hunt. There are three markers for Washington Hunt in Lockport, NY in the database.
 
School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. School Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022