Linwood Borough School No. 1

Linwood Borough School No. 1, also known as the Leedsville Schoolhouse, is a former one-room schoolhouse built in 1873 and located at 16 West Poplar Avenue in Linwood of Atlantic County, New Jersey. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 20, 1984 for its significance in architecture and education.[3] The Linwood Historical Society now uses the building as a museum.[4]

Linwood Borough School No. 1
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Leedsville Schoolhouse
Linwood Borough School No. 1 is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Linwood Borough School No. 1
Linwood Borough School No. 1 is located in New Jersey
Linwood Borough School No. 1
Linwood Borough School No. 1 is located in the United States
Linwood Borough School No. 1
Location16 West Poplar Avenue, Linwood, New Jersey
Coordinates39°21′03″N 74°34′04″W / 39.35083°N 74.56778°W / 39.35083; -74.56778 (Linwood Borough School No. 1)Coordinates: 39°21′03″N 74°34′04″W / 39.35083°N 74.56778°W / 39.35083; -74.56778 (Linwood Borough School No. 1)
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1873 (1873)
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Vernacular Victorian
NRHP reference No.84000510[1]
NJRHP No.346[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 20, 1984
Designated NJRHPNovember 1, 1984

HistoryEdit

The building was used as an elementary school from 1873 to 1908. It later served as the Linwood municipal hall until 1965.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System – (#84000510)". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Atlantic County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. June 23, 2021. p. 7.
  3. ^ a b Kirk, James (November 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Linwood Borough School No. 1". National Park Service. With accompanying pictures
  4. ^ "Leedsville Schoolhouse". Linwood Historical Society.

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