Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Washington School is the oldest school building in Yavapai County which has been in continuous use as a school, and may be the oldest school building in Arizona still in use as a school. A 1903 article in the Prescott Journal Miner stated that Washington School is "one of the best, most complete and thoroughly equipped (schools)" and "means not only a great deal from an educational standpoint bur also from the standpoint looking to the material advancement of the City". Washington School stands
Erected by City of Prescott.
Location. 34° 32.519′ N, 112° 27.919′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on East Gurley Street east of South Alarcon Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Gurley Street, Prescott AZ 86303, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prescott High School and the Yavapai Club (within shouting distance of this marker); The Day Octagon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hassayampa Inn (about 600 feet away); The Carnegie Library (about 700 feet away); Nob Hill (about 700 feet away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Rectory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prescott National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knights of Pythias Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.