Rensselaerville District School No. 1

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
District 1 School -1931- Photo Courtesy Rensselaerville Historical Society


Rensselaerville District School No. 1 was located on Lot 302 which on the 1866 Beers Map was near Triangle lake. The History of Greene County, town of Durham, lists the school as joint with Rensselaerville with the schoolhouse being in Rensselaerville. The building is no longer standing.[1].

Known Teachers

Teachers known to have taught at #2 were Clayton Bouton, Edith Hale Baitsholts, Olive Baitsholts Lounsbury, Henrietta Rice, Miss Powell, Henry Felter, Suzy Feeck, Elizabeth Rivenburg and Bernice Filkins.[1]

Additional Notes

Note: A Mr. Victor George interviewed for the book People Made It Happen Here said he went to this school and knew is as #21. This school was later joined with Williamsburg #6.


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