Fourth Ward School Museum

537 South “C” Street
Virginia City, NV 89440

775-847-0975

Mission Statement:

To preserve, promote, and maintain the historic Fourth Ward School as a museum and as an accessible community cultural center through a diversity of quality programs and events.

Vision Statement:

Stewardship of History through the Historic Fourth Ward School Preserving history is important as a connection with others through a shared heritage for understanding the present and as a gift for the future. The preservation of FWS, a National Treasure and centennial monument to public education, is important in the social, cultural, and economic life of the local, regional, and national community. FWS is the embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit that built this nation.

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