West Hill School (Canajoharie, New York)

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West Hill School
West Hill School Canajoharie NY Apr 10.jpg
West Hill School, April 2010
West Hill School (Canajoharie, New York) is located in New York
West Hill School (Canajoharie, New York)
West Hill School (Canajoharie, New York) is located in the US
West Hill School (Canajoharie, New York)
Location 3 Otsego St., Canajoharie, New York
Coordinates 42°54′17″N 74°34′25″W / 42.90472°N 74.57361°W / 42.90472; -74.57361Coordinates: 42°54′17″N 74°34′25″W / 42.90472°N 74.57361°W / 42.90472; -74.57361
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1891
Architect Russell, Archimedes
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 02000359[1]
Added to NRHP April 11, 2002

West Hill School is a historic school building located at Canajoharie, Montgomery County, New York. It was designed by prominent local architect Archimedes Russell (1840-1915) and built 1891-1893. It is a 3 12-story, stone masonry institutional building. It features a stone tower with open belfry containing the original school bell. It continued in educational use for over 100 years.[2] It was constructed on the site of the Canajoharie Academy, where in 1846, Susan B. Anthony began a teaching position as head of the girls division.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Raymond W. Smith (December 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: West Hill School". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-09-11.  See also: "Accompanying five photos". 
  3. ^ Web Wizardry - http://www.web-wizardry.com (1906-03-13). "Her Story". Susan B. Anthony House. Retrieved 2016-06-23.