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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1853/00/00 Conrad Poppenhusen Work Conrad Poppenhusen establishes the Enterprise Rubber company in College Point.
1868/00/00 Mundell and Teckritz Architect Funded by Conrad Poppenhusen, The Poppenhusen Institute is built. It housed the Justice of the Peace, College Point Savings Bank, German Singing Societies, the first library in the area, a court room and Sheriff's Office (2 jail cells remain).
1868/00/00 Conrad Poppenhusen Benefactor Funded by Conrad Poppenhusen, The Poppenhusen Institute is built. It housed the Justice of the Peace, College Point Savings Bank, German Singing Societies, the first library in the area, a court room and Sheriff's Office (2 jail cells remain).
1870/07/01 First free kindergarten in the United States opens Early Education in the United States

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Particulars for Poppenhusen Institute:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Civic
Area of Significance Education
Criteria Historic Event
Early childhood education Kindergarten
Level of Significance Local
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use School
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 18th August 1977

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Poppenhusen Institute
Registry Address: 114--04 14th Rd.
Registry Number: 77000973
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Mundell and Teckritz
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1868
Associated People: Poppenhusen,Conrad
Historic Function: Education, Social
Historic Sub-Function: School, Civic
Current Function: Social, Education
Current Sub-Function: Civic School

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