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Monroe in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Monroe School

 
 
Monroe School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, June 18, 2016
1. Monroe School Marker
Inscription. Built 1908. Partly destroyed by fire 1928. Grade K-12 as of 1945. Movie “Letter to a Hero” filmed here in 1943.
 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Location. 41° 19.986′ N, 74° 11.235′ W. Marker is in Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on North Main Street (County Route 105) 0.1 miles south of Schunemunk Road (New York State Route 208). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 North Main St, Monroe NY 10950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe, New York (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crane Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Monroe (approx. mile away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Village of Monroe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe Cheese Co. (approx. half a mile away); Monroe Race Track (approx. half a mile away); Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in a small landscaped plot at the south west corner of the school yard.
 
Regarding Monroe School. This school is now, 2016, known as the North Main Elementary
Monroe School with Marker in foreground. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, June 18, 2016
2. Monroe School with Marker in foreground.
School.

"Letter to a Hero" is a WWII Homefront Film by Larry O'Reilly.
Received an Academy Award Nomination in 1943.
The film can be seen on Youtube.com at: https://youtu.be/ra8X2AcpssE
 
Categories. CommunicationsEducationWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2016, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2016, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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