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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Jamestown Academy

 
 
The Jamestown Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
1. The Jamestown Academy Marker
Inscription.
The Jamestown Academy
Hallowed in memory as
"The Old Academy"
was erected here
in 1837.
For more than
thirty years this
three-story wooden
building was the
intermediate and
academic institution
of the village.

 
Erected 1927 by The Jamestown Centennial Commission and the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 5.851′ N, 79° 14.328′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 4th Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling east on East 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East 4th Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert H. Jackson (about 400 feet away); First Furniture Factory (about 500 feet away); First Congregational Church (about 500 feet away); Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company (about 600 feet away); The First Newspaper (about 700 feet away); Site of the Foote Home (about 700 feet away); Chautauqua County Political Equality Club (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Education
 
The Jamestown Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
2. The Jamestown Academy Marker
The marker is fixed to the building to the left of the front entrance. The plaque fixed to the right reads, "Board of Education Administration Building 1929."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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