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Albion in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Santa Claus"

 
 
"Santa Claus" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. "Santa Claus" Marker
Inscription.  
Charles W. Howard 1896-1966
In 1937 he established here
a world famous Santa Claus
school, the first of its
kind & 1953 Christmas Park
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Santa Claus

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationEntertainment.
 
Location. 43° 14.216′ N, 78° 13.534′ W. Marker is in Albion, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of Phipps Road and Telegraph Road (New York State Route 31), on the right when traveling west on Phipps Road. Intersection is a sharp angle. Marker overlooks Walmart on NY 31. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13849 Phipps Road, Albion NY 14411, 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. Boxwood Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); House of Refuge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Childhood Home (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gaines Basin Schoolhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Journalist, Terry Anderson (approx. 1.6 miles away); George M. Pullman, 1831-97
"Santa Claus" Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. "Santa Claus" Marker - Westward
(approx. 1.7 miles away); In Sacred Memory (approx. 1.7 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albion.
 
Regarding "Santa Claus". Ruins of the Christmas Park behind the residence can be seen via satellite view.
 
Also see . . .
1. Charles W. Howard - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Charles W. Howard Official Website. (Submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
"Santa Claus" Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. "Santa Claus" Marker - Eastward
"Santa Claus" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. "Santa Claus" Marker
"Santa Claus" Marker - Phipps Road image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
5. "Santa Claus" Marker - Phipps Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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