Armstead T. Johnson High School

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Armstead T. Johnson High School
Armstead T. Johnson High School.jpg
Front and southeastern side
Armstead T. Johnson High School is located in Virginia
Armstead T. Johnson High School
Armstead T. Johnson High School is located in the United States
Armstead T. Johnson High School
Location18849 State Route 3,
Montross, Virginia
Coordinates38°4′39″N 76°46′54″W / 38.07750°N 76.78167°W / 38.07750; -76.78167Coordinates: 38°4′39″N 76°46′54″W / 38.07750°N 76.78167°W / 38.07750; -76.78167
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built1937 (1937)
Built byC.E Nuchals, Raymond Dowling
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference #98001071[1]
VLR #096-0113
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 14, 1998
Designated VLRJune 17, 1998[2]

Armstead T. Johnson High School is a historic high school complex for African-American students located near Montross, Westmoreland County, Virginia. The main building was built in 1937, and is a one-story, "U"-shaped Colonial Revival style brick building. Contributing structures on the property include the one-story, frame Industrial Arts Building and the one-story, frame Home Economics Cottage. It was among the first purpose-built high schools for African Americans on the Northern Neck of Virginia.[3]

The building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998,[1] is now a museum.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ Betty Bird (December 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Armstead T. Johnson High School" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying two photos
  4. ^ Armstead Tasker Johnson School, 21stcentury-westmorelandhistory.weebly.com. Accessed July 1, 2018.

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