Fitzmorris Elementary School

Address: 6250 Independence St., Arvada, 80004

The school was built in 1959. Ray Sybille Fitzmorris was honored by having this school named for him. He was a teacher and principal of Arvada High School from 1928 until 1952. The land on which the school is located was settled by Lyman Cole, and gold was taken from a placer mine on his property.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S10, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5400
Source: Jefferson County School District R-1 Records; Arvada Histo rical Society, "Arvada, Just Between You & Me, 1904-1941," p. 125.
See Also: Fitzmorris Park
Last Modified: Thu, November 2 1995

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