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

First Academy

 
 
First Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. First Academy Marker
Inscription.  
Between the Niagara and
Genesee. Built in 1825.
Incorporated in 1827
Admitted to the Regents of
State of N. Y. in 1830

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 43° 17.045′ N, 78° 13.102′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) one mile west of Gaines Waterport Road (New York State Route 279), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13948 Ridge 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. First Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. ¼ mile away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Burial Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lake Plain (approx. 0.9 miles away);
First Academy Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. First Academy Marker - Westward
Home of John Proctor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cobblestones (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
First Academy Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. First Academy Marker - Eastward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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