Lincoln School (Pikeville, Tennessee)

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Lincoln School
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Lincoln School (Pikeville, Tennessee) is located in Tennessee
Lincoln School (Pikeville, Tennessee)
Lincoln School (Pikeville, Tennessee) is located in the US
Lincoln School (Pikeville, Tennessee)
Location Old TN 28 near Rockford Rd., Pikeville, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°36′44″N 85°11′26″W / 35.61222°N 85.19056°W / 35.61222; -85.19056Coordinates: 35°36′44″N 85°11′26″W / 35.61222°N 85.19056°W / 35.61222; -85.19056
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1925 (1925)
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP Reference # 93000648[1]
Added to NRHP July 15, 1993

Lincoln School, also known as the Lincoln Consolidated Rosenwald School, is a former African-American school in Pikeville, Tennessee, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The school was built in 1925 with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund to house a black school that previously had been located in the Pikeville Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.[2] The building design is characteristic of a Rosenwald school, with a gable roof, tall narrow batteries of windows, and short piers.[3] The school operated until 1965, educating children from kindergarten through grade 8.[4] It was listed on the National Register in 1993.[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. ^ Robnett, Elizabeth (1982). "Pikeville Chapel AME Zion Church: speech". Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University. 
  3. ^ Hoffschwelle, Mary S. (2012). "Preserving Rosenwald Schools, 2nd edition" (PDF). National Trust for Historic Preservation. p. 8. 
  4. ^ "Lincoln School". Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. Retrieved December 25, 2013.