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Lander in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Borner's Garden Schoolhouse

Circa 1881

 
 
Borner's Garden Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
1. Borner's Garden Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription. This schoolhouse was built by John Borner along the Old Indian Trail near the mouth of Sinks Canyon. Mr. Borner was well known by residents of Lander for is large, plentiful garden. He was married in 1875 to Lena (Jenny) Canary, the sister of the legendary Calamity Jane.
The school opened with 20 students ranging from first to eighth grade and served the community as a center of education until 1948. Several alumni of this country school still reside in the Lander area.
 
Erected by Museum of the American West.
 
Location. 42° 50.449′ N, 108° 44.829′ W. Marker is in Lander, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (U.S. 287) near Clinched Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1445 Main Street, Lander WY 82520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Augur (approx. 0.8 miles away); Noble Lane Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); M.N Baldwin Co. (approx. one mile away); Noble Hotel (approx. one mile away); Fremont Hotel (approx.
Borner's Garden Schoolhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
2. Borner's Garden Schoolhouse and Marker
one mile away); Bossert Building (approx. one mile away); Lander Hotel (approx. one mile away); Main Street (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lander.
 
More about this marker. The schoolhouse is on the grounds of the Museum of the American West.
 
Additional keywords. One-room schoolhouse
 
Categories. Education
 
Borner's Garden Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
3. Borner's Garden Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016.
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