Old Town Elementary School (Old Town, Florida)

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Old Town Elementary School
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Old Town Elementary School
General information
Town or city Old Town, Florida
Country United States
Coordinates 29°35′27″N 82°58′54″W / 29.590793°N 82.9817°W / 29.590793; -82.9817
Construction started 1909
Completed 1910; auditorium 1930
Client County Board of Public Instruction
Design and construction
Architect unknown
Engineer Builder: school, unknown; auditorium, George Levingston

The former Old Town Elementary School is an historic two-story, four-classroom school building in Old Town, Dixie County, Florida. Built in 1909-1910 of bricks fired on site, it is the oldest public building in Dixie County. In 1930 the auditorium was built by George Levingston. In 1999, it was replaced by a new school. Today it is operated by the Dixie County Historical Society as the Dixie County Cultural Center, with space for its office, a local history museum and a library.[1] [2] [3]

In 1989, the school complex was listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dixie County Historical Society quiz
  2. ^ a b A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, 1989, Gainesville: University of Florida Press, p. 41, ISBN 0-8130-0941-3
  3. ^ Florida Historical Marker Program in Dixie County: Old Town School