Parkesburg School

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Parkesburg School
Parkesburg School.JPG
Parkesburg School, March 2010
Parkesburg School is located in Pennsylvania
Parkesburg School
Parkesburg School is located in the US
Parkesburg School
Location360 Strasburg Ave., Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′41″N 75°55′13″W / 39.9615°N 75.9204°W / 39.9615; -75.9204Coordinates: 39°57′41″N 75°55′13″W / 39.9615°N 75.9204°W / 39.9615; -75.9204
Area2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built1899–1900, 1916, 1958–1959
ArchitectAdams, Clyde; et al.
Architectural styleRenaissance, Colonial Revival
NRHP reference #95000524[1]
Added to NRHPApril 27, 1995

Parkesburg School is a historic school building located at Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built in three sections; the oldest dating to 1899-1900, with additions made in 1916 and 1958-1959. The oldest section is a two-story, rectangular brick building in the Italian Renaissance Revival style. It is nine bays by four bays and has a dual pitched hipped roof. The 1916 addition is two stories and in the Colonial Revival style. The 1958–1959 addition is a one-story, rectangular brick structure attached to the main building by a narrow ell-shaped connector wing.[2] It has been converted into a retirement home.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


  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 David B. Schneider (November 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Parkesburg School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17.