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Property Name Holy Name Catholic School
Reference Number 13000212
State Wyoming
County Sheridan
Town Sheridan
Street Address 121 South Connor Street, Sheridan, WY
Multiple Property Submission Name Educational Facilities in Wyoming, 1850-1960 MPS
Status Listed 04/23/2013
Areas of Significance Education, Architecture
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The Holy Name School meets the registration requirements for urban schools in Wyoming under Criteria A and C as set forth in Educational Facilities in Wyoming, 1850-1960, Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF). The MPDF states that urban and town schools that have played an important role in the development of the educational system of the state or local district or have contributed to the social or physical development of the community in which they are located may be eligible for the National Register under Criterion A. The property is eligible in the area of Education as one of the oldest Catholic schools in Wyoming, and the oldest Catholic school building in the state. Holy Name has provided education to Catholic and non-Catholic students in Sheridan for almost 100 years, making a significant contribution to education in the community.


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