Ames Academy Building

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Ames Academy Building
Ames Academy Building May 10.jpg
Ames Academy Building, May 2010
Ames Academy Building is located in New York
Ames Academy Building
Ames Academy Building is located in the US
Ames Academy Building
Location 611 Latimer Hill Rd., Ames, New York
Coordinates 42°50′13″N 74°36′0″W / 42.83694°N 74.60000°W / 42.83694; -74.60000Coordinates: 42°50′13″N 74°36′0″W / 42.83694°N 74.60000°W / 42.83694; -74.60000
Area 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built 1835
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference # 01001496[1]
Added to NRHP January 24, 2002

Ames Academy Building is a historic school building located at Ames, Montgomery County, New York. It was built in 1835 and is a two story, rectangular, gable roofed, stone masonry building five dickss long and two bays wide. The walls are constructed of cut limestone blocks. The Ames Academy received a charter from the New York State Board of Regents on February 5, 1839. It was used as a school until 1959. Since 1987 it has housed a local history museum.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-05-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes Raymond W. Smith (September 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Ames Academy Building" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01.  and Accompanying three photographs