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Twentieth Ward School

 
 
Twentieth Ward School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, June 16, 2011
1. Twentieth Ward School Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1857, the Twentieth Ward or Twentieth District School was erected, John Toone builder. The one large room served for school, church and recreation. In 1860 a two-story addition was constructed. Pupils came from all parts of Salt Lake Valley and other Utah counties. The first teacher was a Mr. Dixon. In 1892, an eighteen class-room school, named “Lowell” was erected. It was razed by fire in 1960 and the present building completed and occupied in 1964.
Camp Twenty North Salt Lake Co., Utah

 
Erected 1965 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 303.)
 
Location. 40° 46.31′ N, 111° 52.734′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of D Street and 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling north on D Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Open Classroom Charter School, formerly Lowell Elementary. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 D Street, Salt Lake City UT 84103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church Salt Lake City (approx. 0.2 miles away); 20th Ward Meetinghouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathedral of the Madeleine
Twentieth Ward School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, June 16, 2011
2. Twentieth Ward School Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Grave of Brigham Young (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln Arms Apartments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ottinger Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hollywood Apartments (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2011, by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2011, by Jack Duffy of West Jordan, Utah. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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