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Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lyman Gilmore, Jr.

1874 – 1951

 
 
Lyman Gilmore, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 17, 2006
1. Lyman Gilmore, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
Lyman Gilmore, Jr. established the first commercial airport on this site in 1907. To him and his memory the people of this community dedicate this school as the:

Lyman Gilmore School
Grass Valley School District
Board of Trustees
Brian A. Bennallack - President • Dr. Robert L. Ross, Jr.- Clerk • Harrel W. Ammon
Mrs. Lou Kennedy • Jack Montre
Vernon C. Bond – Superintendent
George C. Higgins and Associates – Architect
Joe W. Ruess – Landscape Architect
Dorville, Galling and Kohler – General Contracters

 
Erected 1968 by The Grand Lodge F. & A.M., November 2, 1968.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 39° 13.307′ N, 121° 4.405′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County
Lyman Gilmore, Jr. Marker and School Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 17, 2006
2. Lyman Gilmore, Jr. Marker and School Sign
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. Marker is located on the sign for the Lyman Gilmore School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10837 Rough & Ready Highway, Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Coleman House (approx. half a mile away); The Holbrooke Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Holbrooke Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Alpha Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Binkelmann Brewery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grass Valley Hardware (approx. 0.6 miles away); The First Woman's Christian Temperance Union (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grass Valley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lyman Wisnell Gilmore, Jr. 1874-1951. (Submitted on November 3, 2008.)
2. Sierra Nevada Virtual Museum – Lyman Gilmore. (Submitted on November 3, 2008.)
 
Mural on Side of Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 17, 2006
3. Mural on Side of Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,610 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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