Mountain Crest Academy

In ruins
CR 79/CR 1007 (Mountain Crest Road) south of Combs, AR

2 story rock school/dormitory

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Mountain Crest Academy

Built 1915 by the Presbyterian Church. Served as co-educational classrooms and boy's dormitory.

Photo taken by Lisa Hyde in January 2013

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Erected in 1915, the school was built by the "backward classes" of the rural mountain South by the Presbyterian Church. It was one of several built for this purpose. It was the only school to provide a 12-grade education in the area.

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Franklin County, Arkansas (32)
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Update Log 

  • January 23, 2013: Added by Lisa Hyde

Sources 

  • Lisa Hyde - lcsouthall [at] hotmail [dot] com