Amos Eaton

Amos Eaton (HM1S4I)

Location: Troy, NY 12182 Rensselaer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 45.64', W 73° 39.94'

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Amos Eaton, with Patroon Stephen Van Rensselaer, founded the Rensselaer School in 1824, later Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A philosopher of higher education, he revolutionized instruction away from the liberal arts tradition into a laboratory method of applied preparation for solving society's problems. He was also a strong proponent of higher education for women.
HM NumberHM1S4I
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Date Added Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 609181 N 4735101
Decimal Degrees42.76066667, -73.66566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 45.64', W 73° 39.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 45' 38.4" N, 73° 39' 56.4" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Oakwood Cemetery, Troy NY 12182, US
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