Blackburn School

NW corner of 3rd and H street

Two story native stone school

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View from Southwest

The silver building to the right of the school is a 1950's or 60's Quonset-hut addition which housed a gymnasium-auditorium.

Photo taken by Wes Kinsler September 2010

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Description 

This first-generation stone schools is typical of many such schools built just before statehood. The choice of substantial stone construction over wood frame demonstrates this community's early commitment to public education.

This building is still used as a city hall and community center.

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Built 1905 (845)
Built during 1900s (9,387)
In operation (2,197)
Oklahoma (1,846)
Pawnee County, Oklahoma (22)
School (5,003)
Stone (26,161)
Victorian (19,697)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2010: Added by Wes Kinsler

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