Butner School – Cromwell

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Address:  Unmarked Streets, Cromwell, Oklahoma 040, Seminole County 133  County: Seminole
Started:   Completed:  1939

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Description:

The Butner School is a ten-room, single story, rectangular (164′ x 64′) structure constructed of brick. It has a flat roof with parapets that have piers on the ends. Entry- ways are recessed and windows have concrete sills. Some window openings have enclosed with bricks. Unfortunately the entire front has been obscured by the construction of another building parallel to the WPA structure and joined to it at entryways.
Including three structures nominated to the National Register and the ten room school building, the Cromwell campus of Butner School represents a complete educational unit. That completeness makes it unique, as does its quality masonry. Literally modern education came to Cromwell with the WPA. Construction also provided jobs to destitute workers.

VERBAL BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION: Situated in Block 34, Cromwell original.

Sources:

  1. Oklahoma Landmarks Inventory Nomination

Supported Documents:

  1. WPA Properties Seminole County – Butner School

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