Salem School (Naugatuck, Connecticut)

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Salem School
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Salem School in 1905
Salem School (Naugatuck, Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Salem School (Naugatuck, Connecticut)
Location 124 Meadow Street, Naugatuck, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°29′26″N 73°3′27″W / 41.49056°N 73.05750°W / 41.49056; -73.05750Coordinates: 41°29′26″N 73°3′27″W / 41.49056°N 73.05750°W / 41.49056; -73.05750
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1853
Architect McKim, Mead & White; H. Wales Lines Company
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 83003582[1]
Added to NRHP November 3, 1983

The Salem School is a historic school building at 124 Meadow Street in Naugatuck, Connecticut. It is a 2-1/2 story brick Renaissance Revival structure, designed by McKim, Mead & White and built in 1893. It is one of a group of buildings on the Naugatuck Green designed by the firm, and one of only two school buildings in Connecticut designed by the firm (the other is also in Naugatuck). The school (and many of the other buildings) were commissioned by a local industrialist, John Howard Whittemore.[2]

The schoolhouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Salem School". National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-01-24.