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Taylorsville in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Old School House

 
 
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By Jack Duffy, March 29, 2011
1. The Old School House Marker
Inscription. On this site, 6200 South and Redwood Road, in the year 1905 stood the 64th District School House. It was a red brick building consisting of two large rooms on the west side and a single large room on the east side.

The name of the school was changed three times in a four year period:

1905 64th District School
1906 (September) South Taylorsville School
1908 (May) Madison School

The Madison School site was sold to Bennion Ward, October 12, 1921.

The following people served as principals of the school:

W.R. Wilson 1905-1907 Elizabeth Bennion 1907-1909 Zeretta Frame 1909-1910 Clarissa Saunders 1910-1911 Emma J. Webster 1911-1912 Alta Stookey 1912-1913 W.R. Wilson 1913-1915
 
Erected 1986 by Taylorsville-Bennion Chapter, Sons of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.3′ N, 111° 56.383′ W. Marker is in Taylorsville, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on 6200 South, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. On the north side of 6200 South, just west of Redwood Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1725 South 6200 South, Salt Lake City UT 84118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Jack Duffy, March 29, 2011
2. The Old School House Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Utah Idaho Sugar Factory (approx. 2.2 miles away); Salt Lake and Utah Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Jordan Canal (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan Settlement (approx. 2.2 miles away); English Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan Pioneer Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mingo Smelter (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Regarding The Old School House. In 1921 the building was sold to the LDS Church, Bennion Ward. The old school was demolished and several different Church structures stood in its place until 2010 when UDOT (Utah Department of Transportation) purchased the corner and cleared it for road improvements.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Education
 
The Old School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, March 29, 2011
3. The Old School House Marker
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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