Lake City School

Also known as: Lake City Community Center
27586 Lake City Rd., Lake City, PA

Historic school building



Photo taken by Brian Manville on May 27, 2017




Lake City School, now known as the Lake City Community Center, is a historic school building located at Spring Creek Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1889, and is a two-story, rectangular frame vernacular building measuring 22 feet, 6 inches, by 42 feet, 6 inches. It sits on a sandstone foundation and has a gable roof topped by a belfry rebuilt in 2004. - Wikipedia

From talking to the caretaker of Day City United Methodist Church, this building was originally location about 1/2 mile south near the intersection with Middletown Road.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 6, 2008
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type
Areas of significance
Architecture; Education
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Current function
Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1889; 1942
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2020: New photos from Brian Manville
  • May 27, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Added photograph and description
  • May 27, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Added photograph and description