ONE-ROOM SCHOOL

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Education
Location
17 St John St, Monticello, NY 12701, USA
Lat/Long
41.653397, -74.685658
Grant Recipient
Town of Thompson
Historic Marker

ONE-ROOM SCHOOL

Inscription

ONE-ROOM SCHOOL
SITE OF MONTICELLO SCHOOL
DISTRICT #1. IN 1818, THOMAS
ROYCE SOLD LAND FOR $55 TO
JOHN RUSSELL, WILLIAM MORGAN
& HENRY VAN KLECK, TRUSTEES.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018

The Town of Thompson had 20 one-room schools between approximately 1830 and 1950. It is believed that the Village of Monticello schoolhouse stood on St. John Street on the property that is currently occupied by the former Monticello High School.