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Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Matthew Vassar

 
 
Matthew Vassar Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
1. Matthew Vassar Marker
Inscription.  

Founder of Vassar College,
lived in house on this site
for many years. Now site of
Vassar Brothers Home
for Aged Men

 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 42.295′ N, 73° 55.868′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Main Street east of Vassar Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vassar Brothers Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Kleeck House Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vassar Residence (about 600 feet away); Second Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Cristoforo Colombo (about 600 feet away); Constitution Ratification Site (about 700 feet away); In Affectionate Memory (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Regarding Matthew Vassar. The Vassar
Matthew Vassar Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
2. Matthew Vassar Marker
On lawn, above wall, at far right side of photo
Home for Aged Men is a contributing structure in the Mill Street-North Clover Street National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Matthew Vassar at Vassar Encyclopedia. (Submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. A History of Vassar College. (Submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Vassar Home for Aged Men at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
Vassar Home for Aged Men Name Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
3. Vassar Home for Aged Men Name Stone
On building's south elevation
Vassar Home for Aged Men image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
4. Vassar Home for Aged Men
North and west elevations
Vassar Home for Aged Men image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
5. Vassar Home for Aged Men
West and south elevations
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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