Old Academy - 192
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 06.845 W 111° 39.457
12T E 443959 N 4440626
Quick Description: Marker hidden behind a home in a residential area.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2011 12:19:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMB2XB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 9

Long Description:
In 1872 a group of young men organized a debating & public speaking society with Geo. H. Brimhall, President. They erected this building. Samuel Brockbank had charge of getting logs and construction. John F. Gay, carpenter, Nicholas Smith, timekeeper. 45 or 46 shares at $15,00 each were subscribed; a stove, teacher's desk and blackboard purchased. Cost $675.00. School opened February 3, 1873, William Beesley instructor. Each student bought a desk. Building used for meetings, schools, socials and library. Moved to Park February 22, 1932.
Marker Name: Old Academy

Marker Number: 192

Marker Text:
In 1872 a group of young men organized a debating & public speaking society with Geo. H. Brimhall, President. They erected this building. Samuel Brockbank had charge of getting logs and construction. John F. Gay, carpenter, Nicholas Smith, timekeeper. 45 or 46 shares at $15,00 each were subscribed; a stove, teacher's desk and blackboard purchased. Cost $675.00. School opened February 3, 1873, William Beesley instructor. Each student bought a desk. Building used for meetings, schools, socials and library. Moved to Park February 22, 1932.


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