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

Scottsdale Grammar School / The Little Red Schoolhouse

1909

 
 
Scottsdale Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
August 8, 2010
1. Scottsdale Grammar School Marker
Inscription.
State Plaque:
Scottsdale Grammar School
Dedicated February 26, 1910
on the 73rd birthday of
Scottsdale's founder
Chaplain Winfield Scott
This building served the
people of Scottsdale as
School
Community Center
City Hall and Justice Court
Library

City of Scottsdale Marker:
Little Red Schoolhouse
1909
1909 - 1928 Scottsdale Grammar School
1973 - Present Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce

Built in 1909, the school house had classrooms for grades one through eight. Between 1928, when Loloma School opened, and the 1960's, the building served as a community center for newly arrived Mexican-American residents of the community and as a school for their children. The building later served, at various times, as the City Hall, Justice Court, and Public Library. It is now the home of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce.
 
Erected 1976 by The School Children of Scottsdale - City of Scottsdale.
 
Location. 33° 29.577′ N, 111° 55.415′ W. Marker is in Scottsdale, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from Scottsdale Mall half a mile east of North Brown Avenue.
Little Red School House Marker image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
2. Little Red School House Marker
Click for map. The school, now the home of the Scottsdale Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7333 East Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale AZ 85251, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winfield Scott Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Permanent Home of the "Beavers" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Miller (approx. 0.4 miles away); Passing the Legacy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Papago Park Prisoner Of War Camp (approx. 2 miles away but has been reported missing); George W. P. Hunt / Arizona's First Governor (approx. 3.1 miles away); Papago Park's Military History (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hunt Bass Hatchery (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scottsdale.
 
More about this marker. This is a walk-to marker. In fact, the Scottsdale Walking Tour begins immediately in front of this building. The safest, least expensive way to reach this site is driving two blocks south of Main Street on Brown Avenue, turning east (left) into the free public parking lot. One can park within 200 feet of the school and marker.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Scottsdale Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
3. Scottsdale Grammar School Marker
Scottsdale Grammar School marker is located on the left, The Little Red Schoolhouse marker is on the right of the entrance door.
Scottsdale Grammar School/Little Red Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
4. Scottsdale Grammar School/Little Red Schoolhouse
Starting Point, Old Town Scottsdale Self Guided Walking Tour image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
5. Starting Point, Old Town Scottsdale Self Guided Walking Tour
Immediately north of the schoohouse door.
Looking East Down the Old Town Mall from the Scottsdale Grammar School image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
6. Looking East Down the Old Town Mall from the Scottsdale Grammar School
Scottsdale reinvents itself so quickly to keep up with its goal of being a vibrant center of commerce and culture, this sight may not exist in ten years. Main Street is immediately west.
Chaplain Winfield Scott and his Wife Helen Louise Brown Scott Statue image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
7. Chaplain Winfield Scott and his Wife Helen Louise Brown Scott Statue
Due north of the schoolhouse.
Looking East, on Scotttsdale Mall from the Scottsdale Grammar School image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
8. Looking East, on Scotttsdale Mall from the Scottsdale Grammar School
Looking West from the Starting Point of the Scottsdale Mall image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
9. Looking West from the Starting Point of the Scottsdale Mall
Equestrian Sculpture Crossing the Reflecting Pool Where the Mall Begins image. Click for full size.
August 7, 2010
10. Equestrian Sculpture Crossing the Reflecting Pool Where the Mall Begins
Immediately east of Main Street
 
 
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