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Battlement Mesa Schoolhouse

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1897, 1907. 7201 Rd. 300, at Stone Quarry Rd., next to new St. John Middle School, via Battlement Mesa Pkwy. from I-70 (NR)

This two-room school with a flagpole atop its open belfry is made of hand-hewn blocks of sandstone from nearby Stone Quarry Creek. The same stone forms a 1907 rear addition. This schoolhouse and community center was used for meetings, weddings, potlucks, rallies, and funerals. The school closed in 1957 but was restored in 1983.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Battlement Mesa Schoolhouse", [Parachute, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GF22.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 485-485.

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