Rensselaerville District School No. 04

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


The Rensselaerville District School No. 4 school in Medusa on the corner of Main St. and North Rd. The last year the school was open was 1937-38 and there was only one student with Rufus Rider as the teacher. The building was moved and in 1976 was being used as the firehouse.[1].

Known Teachers

Teachers known to have taught there at the school were Susie Finch, Leona Patrie, Gertrude Smith and Rufus Rider.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 People Made It Happen Here, History of the Town of Rensselaerville ca. 1788-1950, Published 1977