Fourth Ward School
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 18.196 W 119° 39.151
11S E 271281 N 4353786
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is mounted on the front of the Fourth Ward School at 537 South C Street in Virginia City, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2012 4:07:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMFM7T
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 6

Long Description:
Fourth Ward School
1876 – 1936

Centennial monument to education and national treasure. Built in the second Empire Style Architecture with state-of-the-art amenities, to house 1000 students instructed using progressive curriculum and teaching practices. The building represents the importance of public education to the early miners and in the heritage of the American West.

No. 4 · · · Friends of the Comstock · · · Dedicated 2004

Marker Title (required): Fourth Ward School

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County (required): Storey

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): None

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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