B.L. Sharpstein School

410 S Howard Street, Walla Walla, WA

Richardsonian Romanesque Revival schoolhouse built in 1898

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B.L. Sharpstein School

Photo taken by Richard Doody in March 2011

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Description 

Three story Richardsonian Romanesque schoolhouse with bell tower built in 1898.

B. L. Sharpstein was a lawyer who came to Walla Walla in 1865. He soon rose to prominence and was elected to the territorial legislature three times. He was a member of the state Constitutional Convention of 1889, active in education issues, and was a member of the board that selected Walla Walla as a site for the state penitentiary.

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • December 3, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody