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Site of First School in Massena

 
 
Site of First School in Massena Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 walking distance of this marker. 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); Leo Lashomb Field at Springs Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Alexander "Bid" McPhee (approx. 0.9 miles away); Massena Springs, New York
Eastward View - East Orvis Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. 0.9 miles away); Site of Massena Springs (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Massena Springs, New York (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Massena Springs, New York (approx. 0.9 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.
Photographed 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 366 times since then and 42 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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Dec. 5, 2022