Harmon School (Fallon, Nevada)

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Harmon School
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School building in 2012
Harmon School (Fallon, Nevada) is located in Nevada
Harmon School (Fallon, Nevada)
Location Junction of Kirn Rd. and Harmon Rd.
Nearest city Fallon, Nevada
Coordinates 39°29′26″N 118°41′17″W / 39.49056°N 118.68806°W / 39.49056; -118.68806Coordinates: 39°29′26″N 118°41′17″W / 39.49056°N 118.68806°W / 39.49056; -118.68806
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1915
Built by Kaiser, Lon (contractor); Wildes, Mark (carpenter)[2]
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 89000055[1]
Added to NRHP May 23, 1989

The Harmon School, at Kirn Rd. and Harmon Rd. near Fallon, Nevada, is a historic building that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The listing included three contributing buildings on 10 acres (4.0 ha). It has served as a school, as a meeting hall, and as a music facility.[1]

According to its NRHP nomination, the school is significant as "the only intact, early twentieth century, rural school complex to be documented in the state", and as one of only two surviving rural schools in Churchill County.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Myrl Nygren and Kathryn M. Kuranda (August 21, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Harmon School" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying eight photos from 1989