Highspire High School

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Highspire High School
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Highspire High School is located in Pennsylvania
Highspire High School
Highspire High School is located in the US
Highspire High School
Location 221 Penn St., Highspire, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°12′36″N 76°47′27″W / 40.2099°N 76.7907°W / 40.2099; -76.7907Coordinates: 40°12′36″N 76°47′27″W / 40.2099°N 76.7907°W / 40.2099; -76.7907
Area 0.7 acres (0.28 ha)
Built 1875, 1939
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 90000703[1]
Added to NRHP April 26, 1990

Highspire High School is a historic high school building located at Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It was built in various stages between 1875 and 1939. It is a two-story, brick building, that originally started as a four-room schoolhouse. Additions were made in 1902, 1915, 1926, and an auditorium and gymnasium were added in 1939. The 1939 addition features Art Deco style pilaster capitals and cornice. The building ceased use as a school in 1983.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[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. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jeb Stuart (January 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Highspire High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-12.