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Thatcher Grade School
Thatcher, Arizona


Description: Grade School
Other Names:
Address: Northwest corner Main Street and Fourth Avenue, Thatcher, Graham County, Arizona
Type: educational: elementary
Original Client: [local school district]
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1917
Condition: extant demolished in 2012

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story; Main Street facade 172 feet; depth 164 feet; faces South; 11 room school house
Budget/Cost: $30,000.

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: textured red brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: numerous additions to West and North

Present Owner: [local school district]
Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 496, front elevation; Ponsford 495, side elevation

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald, January 27, 1917 page 28 reports school being built and cost.



Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.