Parmalee School


Address: 4460 Parmalee Gulch Rd., Indian Hills 80454

The original Parmalee School was also known as the Parmalee Gulch and the old Indian Hills School. It was originally built of logs and named after John D. Parmalee (also spelled "Parmelee), an early settler in 1896. This school served for the Tiny Town area. The original school burned in 1919, a new one-room structure was built and opened in 1925, 3/4 mile west of Hwy 285. The building is now used as a community center. A new building was built in 1962 and the school opened with 200 students and is the present Parmalee Elementary School.
Quad Map/Date: Evergreen, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S7, T5S, R70W
Elevation: 7380
Source: Brush & Dittman, "Indian Hills"; Granzella, "A Century of Jefferson County Mountain Area Schools;" Orson, "Early Education in Jefferson County."
Last Modified: Wed, March 15 1995
 


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