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the Greenland School.
.....District 23, the Greenland School, sits on the west side of I-25 between Castle Rock and Palmer Divide Road, on the Greenland Ranch. The town of Greenland was a small cluster of commercial and ranch buildings which acted as a central shipping point for southern Douglas County with a post office and two railroad depots. The local farmers used the buildings as a town center and a shipping point for farm products and lumber. The school was built in 1892 by John Geiger/ In 1910 the building was moved a short distance to the southwest, where it currently stands. The school was remodeled in 1926, when a cement foundation was added. Electricity was installed in the school in October of 1936 to accommodate the Halloween program. Greenland School closed between 1951 and 1953, and the children attended school in Larkspur. It reopened for a few years, finally closing permanently in 1957.
.....The building has been converted into a private residence. The Greenland Ranch recently entered into a conservation easement with Douglas County's Government to prevent development on the 21,000 acres that comprise the ranch..
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