Octagonal Schoolhouse (Essex, New York)

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Octagonal Schoolhouse
Octagonal Schoolhouse, north-western face.JPG
Octagonal Schoolhouse (Essex, New York) is located in New York
Octagonal Schoolhouse (Essex, New York)
Nearest city Essex, New York
Coordinates 44°18′14″N 73°24′8″W / 44.30389°N 73.40222°W / 44.30389; -73.40222Coordinates: 44°18′14″N 73°24′8″W / 44.30389°N 73.40222°W / 44.30389; -73.40222
Built 1827
Architect Benjamin Gilbert
Architectural style Octagon Mode
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP January 17, 1973

The Octagonal Schoolhouse built in 1827 is an historic stone octagon-shaped school building located in the hamlet of Boquet in the western part of the town of Essex, New York. On January 17, 1973, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1] [2][3]