Jessie Hill School - Redmond, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 16.434 W 121° 10.614
10T E 645491 N 4903911
Quick Description: The Jessie Hill School is now the Redmond Library and is located at 827 SW Deschutes Ave.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2006 3:33:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMFWX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 11

Long Description:

Sign is located west of the main entrance to the building.


Marker Name: Jessie Hill School
Marker Text: Originally called the Redmond Grade School, the Jessie Hill School was the first modern grade school built in Redmond. It replaced a 1910 two-story wooden structure that sat on the same site. In 1948, the name of the school was changed to Jessie Hill School in honor of one of Redmond’s early teachers. The school was converted to the home of the Deschutes County Library, Redmond Branch in 1996.
Built: 1919
This Heritage Walk plaque has been provided courtesy of the Redmond Historical Commission with the assistance of the Deschutes County Landmarks Commission.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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