David Wilmot School

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David Wilmot School
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David Wilmot School, September 2010
David Wilmot School is located in Philadelphia
David Wilmot School
David Wilmot School is located in Pennsylvania
David Wilmot School
David Wilmot School is located in the United States
David Wilmot School
Location1734 Meadow St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°00′50″N 75°04′51″W / 40.0138°N 75.0808°W / 40.0138; -75.0808Coordinates: 40°00′50″N 75°04′51″W / 40.0138°N 75.0808°W / 40.0138; -75.0808
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1874, 1908
Built byWilliam Keas
ArchitectLewis H. Esler
Architectural styleItalianate
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference #88002289[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

David Wilmot School, also known as the J.C. King Educational Building, is a historic school building in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1874, and is a two-story, four bay, stone building in the Italianate-style. An addition was built in 1908. It features brownstone sills and arches and a gable over the entrance opening.[2] It was named for U.S. political figure David Wilmot (1814–1868).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes J. M. Moak (June 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: David Wilmot School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.