Glebe Schoolhouse

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Glebe Schoolhouse
Glebe Schoolhouse.jpg
Distant view from southeast
Glebe Schoolhouse is located in Virginia
Glebe Schoolhouse
Glebe Schoolhouse is located in the US
Glebe Schoolhouse
Location VA 876, near Summerdean, Virginia
Coordinates 38°6′36″N 79°13′17″W / 38.11000°N 79.22139°W / 38.11000; -79.22139Coordinates: 38°6′36″N 79°13′17″W / 38.11000°N 79.22139°W / 38.11000; -79.22139
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1830 (1830)
MPS Public Schools in Augusta County Virginia 1870-1940 TR
NRHP Reference # 85000386[1]
VLR # 007-0706
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 27, 1985
Designated VLR December 11, 1984[2]

Glebe Schoolhouse is a historic one-room school building located near Summerdean, Augusta County, Virginia. It was built in 1830, as a one-room, brick schoolhouse with a gable roof and gable-end chimney. It is the only extant one-room school of brick construction, the oldest documented schoolhouse, and one of the few surviving privately built schoolhouses in Virginia. The school closed in the early-20th century, and subsequently converted to a dwelling.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ Ann McCleary (September 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Glebe Schoolhouse" (PDF).  and Accompanying photo