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Massena in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of First School in Massena

 
 
Site of First School in Massena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. Site of First School in Massena Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
First School
in Massena, built 1803
Located on Water Street,
191 feet from this corner.
Gilbert Reed, instructor.

 
Erected 1935 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 1803.
 
Location. 44° 55.749′ N, 74° 53.211′ W. Marker is in Massena, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Marker is on East Orvis Street near Water Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is one block west of where NY Route 37B west leaves East Orvis Street and turns north onto Parker Avenue to cross the Grass River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 East Orvis Street, Massena NY 13662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to All Members of the U.S. Armed Forces (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (approx. half a mile away); Mike Nicholas Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); One Lane Bridge (approx. 3˝ miles away); Eisenhower Lock
Eastward View - East Orvis Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. Eastward View - East Orvis Street
NY Route 37B is at the traffic signal, one block away.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 4 miles away); St. Lawrence River and Massena (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Empire State (approx. 5.9 miles away); Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massena.
 
More about this marker. This is apparently the only surviving 1930s era New York State Education Department marker in Massena.
 
Westward - East Orvis Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. Westward - East Orvis Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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