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Springville in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Springville Academy

1830

 
 
Springville Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Springville Academy Marker
Inscription. Incorporated 1827, opened 1830. The first high school in Erie County, New York, it was named Griffith Institute in 1867 for Archibald Griffith, donor of a Scholarship Fund. Final classes at this site were held in 1970.
 
Erected by Town of Concord.
 
Location. 42° 30.557′ N, 78° 40.11′ W. Marker is in Springville, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Academy Street 0.1 miles north of East Main Street (New York State Route 39), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springville NY 14141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citizens National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Church (about 400 feet away); 1992 The New York State Convention of Universalists (about 400 feet away); Our Honored Dead (about 600 feet away); Village of Springville (about 600 feet away); Goddard Memorial Hall, 1902 (about 600 feet away); George Schuster Wins 1908 NY to Paris Automobile Race (about 700 feet away); Concord (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springville.
 
More about this marker. Site is vacant. Marker is by evergreens hiding the back lot of a church.
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Northward

 
Categories. Education
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Southward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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