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The Forest Avenue School is a historic one-room schoolhouse in Brockton, Massachusetts. The school, originally located on Forest Avenue, was built in 1875 and operated until 1963. It is a two-story wood frame structure, with a single classroom on the first floor, and an open play area on the second.[2] The building was moved to the (then) new Brockton High School grounds, on Concord Avenue (now Memorial Drive), in 1969. It currently serves as the Little Red Schoolhouse Museum with exhibits of local history.

Forest Avenue School
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Forest Avenue School is located in Massachusetts
Forest Avenue School
Forest Avenue School is located in the United States
Forest Avenue School
LocationBrockton, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°4′11″N 71°2′27″W / 42.06972°N 71.04083°W / 42.06972; -71.04083Coordinates: 42°4′11″N 71°2′27″W / 42.06972°N 71.04083°W / 42.06972; -71.04083
Built1875
NRHP reference #82004425[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 15, 1982

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Forest Avenue School". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-14.

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