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

First Academy

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. First Academy Marker
Inscription.
in county 1765 – 1790. Located
on this hill. Conducted
by Rev. Isaac Rysdyck.
Used for military hospital
in 1777.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 32.39′ N, 73° 53.036′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 52 and Old State Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Star Mills (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fishkill Tea Party (approx. 0.7 miles away); Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Daniel Nimham (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dutch Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Revolutionary
 
First Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. First Academy Marker
Fishkill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Fishkill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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