Spruce Grove School

Spruce Grove School is a historic one-room school located in Newlin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The school was built in 1839, and is a one-story, 24-feet square stone structure with a gable roof. It features a corbeled stone cornice. In 1924, Spruce Grove School was converted to a private residence. Also on the property is a stone abutment for a suspension bridge that once crossed the adjacent West Branch of the Brandywine River.[2]

Spruce Grove School
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Hidden behind a tall fence
Spruce Grove School is located in Pennsylvania
Spruce Grove School
Spruce Grove School is located in the United States
Spruce Grove School
LocationBrandywine Creek Rd., Newlin Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°56′7″N 75°46′8″W / 39.93528°N 75.76889°W / 39.93528; -75.76889Coordinates: 39°56′7″N 75°46′8″W / 39.93528°N 75.76889°W / 39.93528; -75.76889
Area0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built1839
MPSWest Branch Brandywine Creek MRA
NRHP reference No.85002378[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 16, 1985

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes M.L. Wolf (November 1984). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Spruce Grove School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-12-16.