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Butler in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse

 
 
Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
1. Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  
Roe Cobblestone
Schoolhouse
(aka) Maple Avenue School,
believed to be the oldest
cobblestone schoolhouse
in North America
circa 1824

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
 
Location. 43° 11.391′ N, 76° 47.84′ W. Marker is in Butler, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 89 and Van Vleck Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 89. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wolcott NY 14590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Zion Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2 miles away); Sarah Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); Northrup Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Memory, World Wars 1 - 2 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wolcott Falls (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Meeting (approx. 4.4 miles away); First Log Cabin (approx. 5.3 miles away); A Memorial to Our Men Who Answered our County's Call (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butler.
 
Also see . . .  Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
2. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
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this page online
. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Northward on NY 89 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
3. Northward on NY 89
South (Front) and East Sides image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
4. South (Front) and East Sides
Front faces Van Vleck Road. National Register of Historic Places plaque right of front door.
West Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
5. West Side
Rear (north) and West Sides image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
6. Rear (north) and West Sides
Cobblestone Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
7. Cobblestone Detail
Marker. West and South Sides of Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
8. Marker. West and South Sides of Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022