Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin)

The Old Rock School in Dodgeville, Wisconsin is a school that was built in 1853 and converted into a private house in 1882.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1][3]

Old Rock School
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Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin) is located in Wisconsin
Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin)
Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin) is located in the United States
Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin)
Location914 Bequette St., Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Coordinates42°58′7″N 90°7′59″W / 42.96861°N 90.13306°W / 42.96861; -90.13306Coordinates: 42°58′7″N 90°7′59″W / 42.96861°N 90.13306°W / 42.96861; -90.13306
Built1853
ArchitectCarkeek, Thomas
NRHP reference No.78000101[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 18, 1978

It is a two-story building constructed of limestone rubble, with massive blocks of dressed limestone serving as quoins and lintels. It has a central chimney and a gable roof. Its interior dimensions are 22 feet (6.7 m) by 36 feet (11 m). The school was converted into a one-family house in the 1890s and into a multiple unit residence in the 1950s.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b C.F. and J.M. Baime (June 1, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Rock School". National Park Service. Retrieved January 22, 2017. with photo from 1978
  3. ^ "Old Rock School". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2016-10-25.