Ames Academy Building

Ames Academy Building is a historic school building located at Ames, Montgomery County, New York. It was built in 1835 and is a two-story, rectangular, gable roofed, stone masonry building five bays long and two bays wide. The walls are constructed of cut limestone blocks. The Ames Academy received a charter from the New York State Board of Regents on February 5, 1839. It was used as a school until 1959. Since 1987 it has housed a local history museum.[2]

Ames Academy Building
Ames Academy Building May 10.jpg
Ames Academy Building, May 2010
Ames Academy Building is located in New York
Ames Academy Building
Ames Academy Building is located in the United States
Ames Academy Building
Location611 Latimer Hill Rd., Ames, New York
Coordinates42°50′13″N 74°36′0″W / 42.83694°N 74.60000°W / 42.83694; -74.60000Coordinates: 42°50′13″N 74°36′0″W / 42.83694°N 74.60000°W / 42.83694; -74.60000
Area2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.01001496[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 24, 2002

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


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2019-04-04. Retrieved 2016-05-01. Note: This includes Raymond W. Smith (September 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Ames Academy Building" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01. and Accompanying three photographs