Lothrop Elementary School

Address: W. 80th Ave. & Carr St., Arvada

This District No. 23 school was named for W.C. Lothrop, who built the school with Henry D. Calkins somewhere between 1871 and 1875. Wilbur C. Lothrop was State Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1871. The structure was moved and converted into a temporary classroom in 1956.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1950
Sec/Town/Range: S27, T2S, R69W
Elevation: 5446
Source: Jefferson County School Names Board; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," pp. 125-126; Olson, "Early Education in Colorado".
See Also: Lathrop Elementary School
Last Modified: Mon, August 8 1994

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