Borner''s Garden Schoolhouse Historical

Borner''s Garden Schoolhouse Historical (HM1T31)

Location: Lander, WY 82520 Fremont County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 50.449', W 108° 44.829'

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Circa 1881

This schoolhouse was built by John Borner along the Old Indian Trail near the mouth of Sinks Canyon. Mr. Borner was well known by residents of Lander for is large, plentiful garden. He was married in 1875 to Lena (Jenny) Canary, the sister of the legendary Calamity Jane.
The school opened with 20 students ranging from first to eighth grade and served the community as a center of education until 1948. Several alumni of this country school still reside in the Lander area.
HM NumberHM1T31
Placed ByMuseum of the American West
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Date Added Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 684103 N 4745599
Decimal Degrees42.84081667, -108.74715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 50.449', W 108° 44.829'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 50' 26.94" N, 108° 44' 49.74" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1445 Main St, Lander WY 82520, US
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