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Yates in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Yates Academy

 
 
Yates Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
1. Yates Academy Marker
A Bicentennial sybmol is at the top.
Inscription. Founded 1841 by Peter Saxe for higher education. First year attendance 161. Incorporated 1842. Moved here 1847. Closed 1889.
 
Erected 1976 by Yates Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 43° 20.133′ N, 78° 23.35′ W. Marker is in Yates, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on North Lyndonville Road (Route 63) 0.8 miles south of Roosevelt Highway (New York State Route 18). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1626 North Lyndonville Road, Lyndonville NY 14098, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lyndonville (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Blacksmith (approx. 0.9 miles away); Yates Pier (approx. 2.8 miles away); Six-Sided House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ridgeway - 1812 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Historic Ridge Road (approx. 5.2 miles away); 30 Mile Point Lighthouse (approx. 5.6 miles away); Foghorn, Pier, and Beacon Tower (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Site is occupied by a contemporary ranch house.
 
Also see . . .
Northward View Yates Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
2. Northward View Yates Academy Marker
 Town of Yates, NY - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Southward View Yates Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
3. Southward View Yates Academy Marker
Marker is on the right.
Site of Yates Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 3, 2014
4. Site of Yates Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on March 9, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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