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Wickenburg in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Garcia School

Built 1905

 
 
Garcia School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
1. Garcia School Marker
Inscription.
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 Vulture Gold Mine in 1895 and placed on this land donated by Don Ignacio Garcia, a trustee of School District 9 and a benefactor to the town.

This building was restored in 1984 by Community Bank.
 
Location. 33° 58.245′ N, 112° 43.936′ W. Marker is in Wickenburg, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on North Tegner Street (Arizona Route 93), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Schoolhouse and marker are located between North Frontier and East Yavapai Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 North Tegner Street, Wickenburg AZ 85390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Wickenburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everett Bowman (about 500 feet away); The Old Brick Post Office (about 600 feet away);
Garcia School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
2. Garcia School and Marker
The Jail Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vulture Mine (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wickenburg Massacre (approx. 3.8 miles away); Vulture Gold Mine (approx. 11.9 miles away); Congress, Arizona (approx. 14.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wickenburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Garcia School is Number 30 on the Wickenburg Virtual Walking Tour. This red brick schoolhouse replaced the wooden school on this land donated by Dőn Ygnacio Garcia. It was restored and opened as a bank in 1984. The Wickenburg Children’s Cultural Organization inherited the building in 2003. (Submitted on April 6, 2010.) 
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Garcia School image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 19, 2010
3. Garcia School
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 892 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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