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Altamont High School

 
 
Altamont High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 12, 2013
1. Altamont High School Marker
Inscription.
New York
Site Of
Altamont High School
1901 - 1954
Altamont High Alumni Association
September 1995

 
Erected 1995 by Altamont High School Alumni Association.
 
Location. 42° 42.004′ N, 74° 1.7′ W. Marker is in Altamont, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Grand Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont NY 12009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Altamont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Inn of George Severson (approx. mile away); Severson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Family Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Plank Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Groot (approx. half a mile away); Dr F. Crounse (approx. half a mile away); Knower House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altamont.
 
Also see . . .
1. Altamont High School. (Submitted on July 24, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. More About Altamont High School. (Submitted on July 24, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Altamont High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 12, 2013
2. Altamont High School Marker
Altamont High School Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 19, 2013
3. Altamont High School Marker Detail
Altamont High School Builder's Stone image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 19, 2013
4. Altamont High School Builder's Stone
Just beyond the marker, on the lawn of the current elementary school, are the flagstones of a walkway to the former Altamont High School building. Today at the end of the walk you'll find a builder's stone.
Altamont High School Builder's Stone image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 19, 2013
5. Altamont High School Builder's Stone

Erected, 1901
Board of Education
Jesse B. Crounse, Pres.
W.S. Keenholts, Clerk
V.P. Douw Lee
Junius D. Ogsbury
James Keenholts
W.D. Wright, Archt.
Altamont, N.Y.
J.W. Packer, Contr.
Oneonta, N.Y.

This stone is set on the lawn of the Altamont Elementary School, near the Altamont High School Marker.
Altamont High School image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 9, 2013
6. Altamont High School
This photo is from the inside cover of the The Tawasenthan from 1954, the last yearbook from Altamont High School. Interestingly, the last pages of the 1954 year book include a listing of all the Altamont High School graduates, year by year, from 1901 to 1954.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 23, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   6. submitted on November 10, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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