Ceres School

Ceres School is a historic two-room school building located at Ceres in Allegany County, New York. It was built in 1855 and remodeled in 1893 with Italianate and Queen Anne style design elements. It is a one-story, gross-gabled frame building topped by a belfry. It is a surviving example of a late 19th-century schoolhouse, which served students from both Pennsylvania and New York. The school closed following World War II and used as a community center.[2][3]: 5, 7–8 

Ceres School
Ceres School is located in New York
Ceres School
Ceres School is located in the United States
Ceres School
LocationSchool St., Ceres, New York
Coordinates41°59′58″N 78°16′22″W / 41.99944°N 78.27278°W / 41.99944; -78.27278Coordinates: 41°59′58″N 78°16′22″W / 41.99944°N 78.27278°W / 41.99944; -78.27278
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built1855 (1855), 1893
Architectural styleItalianate, Queen Anne
NRHP reference No.10000991[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 7, 2010

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 12/06/10 THROUGH 12/10/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-17.
  2. ^ Eileen Larrabee and Dan Keefe (June 22, 2010). "Press Release: State Board Recommends 35 Properties and Districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  3. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-11-01. Note: This includes Robert T. Englert (September 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Ceres School" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-11-01. and Accompanying photographs