Fourth Ward School
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 18.197 W 119° 39.139
11S E 271299 N 4353787
This historical wooden sign is located at the northwest corner of the Fourth Ward School at 537 South C Street in Virginia City, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFM8K
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/02/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 3

Fourth Ward School

Erected 1875

The cut stone foundation is anchored in solid granite from Mt. Davidson. Steel rods support the 4 stories to its foundation. It has 14 class rooms, 2 study halls

Built to accomodate 1,025 students, it was a grammar~High school combination and graduated its last class in 1936.

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Marker Title (required): Fourth Ward School

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