Berwick High School

45 School St., Berwick, Maine

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Criterion A: Education Criterion C: Architecture Local Significance

The former Berwick High School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places the local level of significance in the areas of Architecture and Education. The period of significance, 1927/1928 represents the building’s construction date. The property is significant for its associations with the education of Berwick’s children, providing public high school education to the community for over 80 years. In addition, the school represents early 20th century changes in educational practices resulting from legislated reforms to improve sanitary conditions, update curriculum, and operate schools more cost effectively. The high school building is also an important architectural landmark for the town and a good example of a type and period of construction, namely a ‘modern’ 20th century high school.

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LISTED NRHP 1/27/12 (2)
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York County, Maine (195)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • December 17, 2013: Added by Brian Bartlett

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