Taylorsville in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Old School House
The name of the school was changed three times in a four year period:
1905 64th District School
1906 (September) South Taylorsville School
1908 (May) Madison School
The Madison School site was sold to Bennion Ward, October 12, 1921.
The following people served as principals of the school:
W.R. Wilson 1905-1907 • Elizabeth Bennion 1907-1909 • Zeretta Frame 1909-1910 • Clarissa Saunders 1910-1911 • Emma J. Webster 1911-1912 • Alta Stookey 1912-1913 • W.R. Wilson 1913-1915
Erected 1986 by Taylorsville-Bennion Chapter, Sons of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Utah Pioneers marker series.
Location. 40° 38.3′ N, 111° 56.383′ W. Marker is in Taylorsville, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on 6200 South, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. On the north side of 6200 South, just west of Redwood Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1725 South 6200 South, Salt Lake City UT 84118, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Utah Idaho Sugar Factory (approx. 2.2 miles away); Salt Lake and Utah Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); North Jordan Canal (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan Settlement (approx. 2.2 miles away); English Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan (approx. 2.2 miles away); West Jordan Pioneer Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mingo Smelter (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Regarding The Old School House. In 1921 the building was sold to the LDS Church, Bennion Ward. The old school was demolished and several different Church structures stood in its place until 2010 when UDOT (Utah Department of Transportation) purchased the corner and cleared it for road improvements.
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