ONE-ROOM SCHOOL

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Education
Location
557 Thompson Rd, Monticello, NY 12701, USA
Lat/Long
41.668286, -74.625316
Grant Recipient
Town of Thompson
Historic Marker

ONE-ROOM SCHOOL

Inscription

ONE-ROOM SCHOOL
THOMPSONVILLE DISTRICT #2
STOOD HERE. LAND PURCHASED
BY DISTRICT TRUSTEES IN 1834
AND SOLD IN 1957. 1 OF 19
THOMPSON SCHOOLS IN 1875.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019

In rural communities, one room school houses were instrumental for the education of children of all ages. District No. 2 Schoolhouse once stood at this site in the hamlet of Thompsonville. The land was purchased by the district trustees and was sold in 1957. This Schoolhouse was 1 of 19 Thompson Schools in 1875.