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The First Public School in Freeport

 
 
The First Public School in Freeport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 24, 2017
1. The First Public School in Freeport Marker
Inscription.
Upon this site stood the first
public school in Freeport


This building was erected about 1820 and served as the first public school until 1852

Mr. John Rankin had the honor of being the first teacher to teach in this village

This tablet erected
February 1932

Community Service Committee     Freeport Exchange Club

 
Erected 1932 by Community Service Committee, Freeport Exchange Club.
 
Location. 40° 39.415′ N, 73° 34.977′ W. Marker is in Freeport, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport NY 11520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trubia Rifle (here, next to this marker); Freeport Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Freeport Methodist Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village Hall - 1928 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Merricks Veterans Memorial
The First Public School in Freeport Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 24, 2017
2. The First Public School in Freeport Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here, mounted to a low rock monument in front of the Trubia Rifle
(approx. 2 miles away); Rockville Centre World War I Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); 30 Pounder Parrott Gun (approx. 3.3 miles away); South Side (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
Categories. Education
 
The First Public School in Freeport Marker - Wide View, Looking South From LIRR Station image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 24, 2017
3. The First Public School in Freeport Marker - Wide View, Looking South From LIRR Station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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