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Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Schools

 
 
Early Schools Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
1. Early Schools Marker
Inscription.
1924 Main Street School
K-12. Motto: "Enter to
learn, go forth to serve."
Expanded in '28, '48 & '53
Islip Town purchased 1977

 
Erected by Historical Society of Islip Hamlet.
 
Location. 40° 43.717′ N, 73° 12.991′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Main Street, Islip NY 11751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Early Schools (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Captain James Berry (about 700 feet away); Early Schools: Monell (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Islip Crowd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Union Avenue (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
 
Categories. Education
 
Early Schools Marker - Wide View, Looking North Across Main Street (Montauk Hwy./27A) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
2. Early Schools Marker - Wide View, Looking North Across Main Street (Montauk Hwy./27A)
The former school building, now the town hall, is visible in the Background.
Former School Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 17, 2017
3. Former School Entrance
Just above the blue awning the school motto, "Enter to learn, go forth to serve." is still visible.
 
 
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 139 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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