|Address:||Vicinity of South Coffeeville, Oklahoma 040, Nowata County 105; SW 1/4, Sec. 20, T 29 N, R 17 E.||County:||Nowata|
This school has two rooms and is a single-story, rectangular (30′ x 45′) structure constructed of cut, coarsed, and rusticated native stone of a buff color. The roof is gabled. The main entry has a portico with a gabled roof. The sashed and encased windows have been altered; wood inserts and smaller energy efficient windows have been added. The alterations do not impeach the integrity of the building.
At a critical moment during the depression, construction of this school provided employment opportunities for destitute workers and infused wages of some 16,000 man-hours of labor into the local economy. It also created a new educational environment for students in this remote and rural area. Architecturally, it is unique in terms of its scale, materials, and quality of workmanship.
VERBAL BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION: Go south of South Coffeeville on highway no. 169 some 1.5 miles, then east on county road 6 miles, then east on county road 2 miles to school site, being on a 2 acre tract in the NW corner of the SW 1/4 of Sec. 20, T 29 N, R 17 E, and goes 416 feet south, 208 feet east, 416 feet north, and 208 feet west.