Beaver Dam School

Beaver Dam School (HM1ILB)

Location: Beaverdam, VA 23015 Hanover County
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N 37° 56.023', W 77° 38.47'

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The original Beaver Dam School was built in 1909 on land acquired by the School Board of Beaver Dam District No. 3 of Hanover County. On 16 Dec 1919, fire destroyed the original two-story frame building that housed both elementary and high school grades. The school reopened in 1922 and a separate high school building was erected in 1932.

When Patrick Henry High School opened in 1959, the high school at Beaver Dam was discontinued, but it continued as an elementary school. In 1961, a new brick building replaced the 1922 frame building. The 1932 brick high school building was demolished to allow expansion of the elementary school.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByHanover County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 267883 N 4201750
Decimal Degrees37.93371667, -77.64116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 56.023', W 77° 38.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 56' 1.38" N, 77° 38' 28.2" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15404-15426 State Rte 739, Beaverdam VA 23015, US
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