Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District

School Dr. and Green Mountain Dr., Burnsville, North Carolina


Yancey County Public Library

After institution closed in 1929, this building was used as the county high school, then town elementary school and finally it's current use as the county library.

Photo taken by Michael Miller


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 21, 2003
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
School; Educational related housing
Current functions
Government office; Theater; Sport facility
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1919; 1926; 1936
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • November 19, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller