Silver City in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Silver City Schoolhouse
The building then began its career as the Silver City community center and volunteer fire department. The fire department parked trucks inside the south classroom. Community events took place in the north classoom.
Fire destroyed the schoolhouse in 2004. The community center was rebuilt in 2007 on the same place. The new building closely resembles the old schoolhouse in size and architectural style. Materials from the original building are incorporated into the new structure.
Erected 2007 by State Historic Preservation Office/Residents and Friends of Silver City. (Marker Number 264.)
Location. 39° 15.874′ N, 119° 38.374′ W. Marker is in Silver City, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 385 High Street, Silver City NV 89428, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ill-Fated Brothers - Hosea and Ethan Grosh (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Devils Gate Johntown (approx. half a mile away); Gold Hill Hotel (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gold Hill Brewery (approx. 2.1 miles away); I.O.O.F. Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Silver Star Lodge # 5 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Assay Office and Justice Court (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver City.
Regarding Silver City Schoolhouse. The Silver City Schoolhouse was rebuilt after a 2004 fire using as much material that could be salvaged from the original building, sometime in rather unique ways.
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.