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State Normal School

 
 
State Normal School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, July 29, 2017
1. State Normal School Marker
Inscription. State Normal and Training School at Plattsburgh chartered 1889, first class graduated 1891. After 1929 fire, Normal Hall replaced by present building 1933. Dedicated as Hawkins Hall 1955.
 
Erected by SUNY Plattsburgh.
 
Location. 44° 41.84′ N, 73° 27.986′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Beekman Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on Beekman Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Hawkins Hall on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. mile away); MacDonough Monument (approx. mile away); First Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Col. Thomas Miller's Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Plattsburg Bay (approx. one mile away); Samuel Champlain (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Regarding State Normal School. Hawkins Hall was named after Dr. George Hawkins, who was principal of the Normal School from 1898 to 1932.
 
Categories. Education
 
Hawkins Hall Main Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, July 29, 2017
2. Hawkins Hall Main Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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