D.U.P. Marker #90:
This building is one of the oldest schools and community centers now standing. The west wing built about 1864, from adobes salvaged from first and second school houses of 1852-53. Planned by Henry Greenhalgh. Center and east rooms added about 1880-87. Structure later housed the high school and then for public library. Leased to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in 1940 for a relic hall and was set aside by the city as center of park honoring pioneers. Pleasant Grove Camp, Utah Co.
Pleasant Grove School
Also called the “Old Bell School” was a pioneer-era school constructed of adobe. When originally constructed, it was a one-room schoolhouse, but a second room was added in 1880 and a third in 1886. It was used as a school until 1893. It was again used as a high school from 1910 to 1912 and then was used as a library until 1940.Since 1945, the school has been the subject of community preservation efforts. The building has been a relic hall, and is now known as the Pioneer Museum.It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Location: 55 S. 100 East, Pleasant Grove
This is located in Pioneer Park in Pleasant Grove, Utah.
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