Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Fourth Ward School
1876 – 1936
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Comstock. (Marker Number 4.)
Location. 39° 18.188′ N, 119° 39.141′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker is on South C Street (Nevada Route 341) near B Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Fourth Ward School Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 537 South C Street, Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Fourth Ward School (a few steps from this marker); Engineering Marvels on the Comstock (within shouting distance of this marker); Chollar – Potosi Mining Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Combination Shaft (about 400 feet away, measured Mackay Mansion (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Mackay Mansion (about 400 feet away); Gould & Curry Offices (about 400 feet away); C. J. Prescott House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
More about this marker. This building is now the location of the Fourth Ward School Museum.
See Nearby Marker The Fourth Ward School for additional information.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Fourth Ward School. “The Territorial Enterprise called the new Fourth Ward School ‘The finest structure of the kind in Nevada,’ adding ‘If it is our pride today, the time is not far distant when it will be our glory as well.’” (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The Historic Fourth Ward School. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 795 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 6. submitted on August 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.