Minden Elementary School

Minden Elementary School, also known as Minden Grammar School, is a historic school building located at 1638 Mono Avenue in Minden, Nevada. The Renaissance Revival school was built in 1918 at a cost of $14,291. The school replaced the county's first school, a 1908 building known as the "little green schoolhouse". The school operated until it closed in 1980 and now serves as an office building for the Douglas County School District.[2]

Minden Elementary School
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Minden Elementary School is located in Nevada
Minden Elementary School
Minden Elementary School is located in the United States
Minden Elementary School
Location1638 Mono Ave., Minden, Nevada
Coordinates38°57′14″N 119°46′04″W / 38.9538°N 119.7678°W / 38.9538; -119.7678Coordinates: 38°57′14″N 119°46′04″W / 38.9538°N 119.7678°W / 38.9538; -119.7678
Area0.7 acres (0.28 ha)
Architectural styleRenaissance
MPSSchool Buildings in Nevada MPS
NRHP reference No.08000034[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 19, 2008

The school was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008, along with another Douglas County school, the Gardnerville Elementary School.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Discover Minden: A Walking Tour" (PDF). Town of Minden. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 9, 2011. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  3. ^ "2 Douglas County Schools Added to Historic Register". KOLO 8 News. March 19, 2008.