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

First Academy

 
 
First Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. First Academy Marker
Inscription.
Between the Niagara and
Genesee. Built in 1825.
Incorporated in 1827
Admitted to the Regents of
State of N. Y. in 1830

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 17.045′ N, 78° 13.102′ W. Marker is in Gaines, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is on Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) one mile west of Gaines Waterport Road (New York State Route 279), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13948 Ridge Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara to Genesee Historic Ridge Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Ground (approx. mile away); The Lake Plain (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cobblestones (approx. 1.4 miles away); At Left: Cobblestone House / At Right: Cobblestone House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gaines District No.5 1849 School House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaines.
 
Categories. Education
 
First Academy Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. First Academy Marker - Westward
First Academy Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. First Academy Marker - Eastward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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