Clermont Academy

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Clermont Academy
A two-story five-bay clapboard-sided building in white with green trim, topped by a gabled roof with two small brick end chimneys and a tall cupola in the center
East elevation, 2012
Clermont Academy is located in New York
Clermont Academy
Clermont Academy is located in the US
Clermont Academy
Location US 9, Clermont, New York
Coordinates 42°5′12″N 73°49′34″W / 42.08667°N 73.82611°W / 42.08667; -73.82611Coordinates: 42°5′12″N 73°49′34″W / 42.08667°N 73.82611°W / 42.08667; -73.82611
Area less than one acre
Built 1834
Architect Stoats, Philip S.
Architectural style Federal
MPS Clermont MRA
NRHP Reference # 83003931[1]
Added to NRHP October 7, 1983

Clermont Academy is a historic school building located at Clermont in Columbia County, New York. It was built in 1834 and is a two story, five bay frame building in the Federal style. It features a gable roof with centrally located octagonal cupola. It originally functioned as a private secondary school, but became a public school and community center in 1855.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1] It is located within the Clermont Civic Historic District, established in 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Jessica Kemm (February 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Clermont Academy". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-03.  See also: "Accompanying five photos".