Garcia School - Wickenburg, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 33° 58.245 W 112° 43.936
12S E 339964 N 3760264
Quick Description: This red brick schoolhouse replaced the wooden school on this land donated by Dõn Ygnacio Garcia. It was restored and opened as a bank in 1984.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2010 3:29:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM8X2Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 3

Long Description:
Inscription:
Garcia School
Built 1905

Has been entered in the
National Register of Historic Places
By the United States Department of the Interior

Little remains of the old one room schoolhouses built of log, adobe, frame or brick which proliferated across Arizona in the late 1800's.

This fine brick example replaced the wooden school moved across town from the Culture Gold Mine in 1895 and placed on this land donated by Don Ignacio Garcia, a trusted of school districts and a benefactor to the town.

This building was restored in 1984 by community Bank.
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The Wickenburg Children’s Cultural Organization inherited the building in 2003.
Marker Name: Garcia School

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
unknown


Year placed: unknown

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