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Palmyra in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First School House

 
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
1. First School House Marker
Inscription.
1793 – 1805
First School House
in Palmyra built here
on land given by
General John Swift.

 
Erected 1937 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 3.891′ N, 77° 14.012′ W. Marker is in Palmyra, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Church Street just south of Canal Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palmyra NY 14522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Mortar (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Admiral William T. Sampson Memorial (about 400 feet away); Cumorah (about 500 feet away); Palmyra War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Grandin Print Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Palmyra in History (approx. 0.2 miles away); This House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
First School House Marker as seen facing South image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
2. First School House Marker as seen facing South
First School House Marker as seen facing North image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 1, 2012
3. First School House Marker as seen facing North
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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