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Ephraim in Sanpete County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Snow Academy Building

(Noyes Building)

 
 
Snow Academy Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Snow Academy Building Marker
Inscription.  Constructed between 1889 and 1908, this building was the first permanent home of Snow Academy which in 1923 became Snow College. The school was founded in 1888 as the Sanpete Stake Academy and was one of the eleven academies established by the Mormon Church in Utah during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Almost three fourths of the total construction cost of $56,000 was provided by local donations of labor and means; the balance came from the Church. The building serves as a monument to the determination and sacrifice demonstrated by its pioneer builders. This building originally housed all the functions of the school. As the school grew the building came to be known as the Administration Building and then the Noyes Building in honor of Newton E. Noyes, who served as principal at the time of construction, and later as president for a combined period of twenty nine years (1892-1921).
 
Erected 1988 by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-972.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location.
Snow Academy Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Snow Academy Building Marker
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39° 21.673′ N, 111° 34.98′ W. Marker is in Ephraim, Utah, in Sanpete County. Marker can be reached from College Avenue East, on the right when traveling east. Marker is just to the left of the main entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 College Avenue East, Ephraim UT 84627, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Ephraim (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ephraim Settlement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ephraim Relief Society Granary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ephraim Co-op Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canute Peterson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Ephraim Peace Treaty (approx. ¼ mile away); Ephraim Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ephraim.
 
Snow Academy Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Snow Academy Building Marker
Marker is just to the left of the main entrance.
Snow Academy Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
4. Snow Academy Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022