Grammar School - Pittsfield, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Strattonator
N 43° 18.163 W 071° 19.471
19T E 311461 N 4797056
An historic marker in front of the old Pittsfield grammar school building.
Waymark Code: WMF3TC
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 08/18/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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This marker reads:
"Designed by renowned architect William Butterfield and constructed by E.B. Hutchinson in association with Pittsfield's esteemed contractor Charles H. Lane, this building initially served as a high school. It also contained primary and secondary grammar school grades. It ceased being a high school in 1892 and grammar school in 1989. Substantially remodeled, it was dedicated as the new Town Hall in 1995,"

Parts of the old building are still part of the new building. The original plaque noting those involved in developing and constructing the building can be found in the building's atrium. In an interesting recycling effort the original chalkboards from the buildings school days were used to make the entryway's floor.
Marker Name: Grammar School

Official Marker Number: Not Listed

Marker Type: Local/Unofficial

Marker Location: Pittsfield

Date Marker Established: Not Listed

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