Old Frankfort Stone High School

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Old Frankfort Stone High School
Old Frankfort Stone High School.jpg
Old Frankfort Stone High School, June 2011
Old Frankfort Stone High School is located in Indiana
Old Frankfort Stone High School
Old Frankfort Stone High School is located in the United States
Old Frankfort Stone High School
Location301 E. Clinton, Frankfort, Indiana
Coordinates40°16′48″N 86°30′32″W / 40.28000°N 86.50889°W / 40.28000; -86.50889Coordinates: 40°16′48″N 86°30′32″W / 40.28000°N 86.50889°W / 40.28000; -86.50889
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built1892 (1892), 1926
ArchitectPierce and Morgan; Paden, J.
Architectural styleRomanesque, Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP reference #79000012[1]
Added to NRHPJune 4, 1979

Old Frankfort Stone High School, also known as Old Stoney, is a historic high school building located at Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana. It was built in 1892, and is a 2 1/2-story, Richardsonian Romanesque style sandstone building on a raised basement. It has Indiana limestone trim, a large round arched entrance, four large stone chimneys, and four-story corner tower with a tall conical roof. The building was damaged by fire in 1922, and rebuilt with the work completed in 1926. The building housed a junior high school from 1962 to 1974, after which it ceased use as a public school.[2]:2–3

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] It is located in the Christian Ridge Historic District.

Since 1980, the Clinton County Historical Society and Museum has been located in on the second floor of Old Stoney.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-01. Note: This includes Frederick Dale Brown (January 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Old Frankfort Stone High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-01. and Accompanying photographs.

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