Douglas County High School (Gardnerville, Nevada)
Douglas County High School
|Location||1670 Hwy 88
|Architect||Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP reference #||92000117|
|Added to NRHP||March 9, 1992|
Douglas County High School was the high school serving Douglas County, Nevada from 1915 to the mid-1950s when it became a middle school. In 1988 the building was retired from educational uses. Designed by prolific Nevada architect Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps, it serves today as both the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center and a middle school and is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places.
Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center
The 'Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center is operated by the Douglas County Historical Society. The museum's displays include a "Main Street" exhibit with period businesses such as a mercantile, dry goods store and drug store, doctor's office, barbershop and newspaper office. Other exhibits include area Basque immigrants, Native Americans, Nevada's wild and free-roaming mustangs.
Douglas High School
- "Nevada Entries in the National Register of Historic Places". Archived from the original on 2006-09-23. Retrieved 2007-03-23.
- "Museums, Historic Sites & Points of Interest". Visit Carson Valley. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
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