Sterling's First Public School

Sterling's First Public School (HMYKA)

Location: Sterling, CO 80751 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.252', W 103° 10.894'

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This tablet commemorates the establishment of the first public school in the Sterling settlement, October, 1875. It was taught by Carrie G. Ayres, later Mrs. J. N. Hall of Denver. The sod schoolhouse stood 3160 feet east and the sod fort built by the early settlers for protection against the Indians, 4200 feet southeast of this point
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Placed ByElbridge Gerry Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 653733 N 4501960
Decimal Degrees40.65420000, -103.18156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.252', W 103° 10.894'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 15.12" N, 103° 10' 53.64" W
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Area Code(s)970
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21087 Hwy 138, Sterling CO 80751, US
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