Shelly School

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Shelly School
Shelly School, Richland Pa..JPG
Shelly School, September 2012
Shelly School is located in Pennsylvania
Shelly School
Location 130 Richlandtown Pike (Pennsylvania Route 212), Richland Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′10″N 75°19′36″W / 40.45278°N 75.32667°W / 40.45278; -75.32667Coordinates: 40°27′10″N 75°19′36″W / 40.45278°N 75.32667°W / 40.45278; -75.32667
Area less than one acre
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 11000037[1]
Added to NRHP February 22, 2011

Shelly School, also known as "The Little Red Scholhouse," is a historic one-room school located at Richland Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1885, and is a one-story, one-room, brick schoolhouse building. It measures 28 feet wide and 34 feet deep and has a slate-covered gable roof. The front entrance is covered by a slate-covered shed roof. The school closed in 1956, and the building re-opened as a local history museum starting in 1959.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 2/22/11 through 2/25/11. National Park Service. 2011-03-04. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Robert L. Leight (September 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Shelly School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-07.