Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 80004291
Historic Name COTTONWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER
Description of Significance THIS PROPERTY IS SIGNIFICANT FOR ITS HISTORIC ASSOCIATIONS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF STILLWATER'S RURAL AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY. COTTONWOOD IS THE ONLY ONE OF THE FOUR REMAINING ONE ROOM SCHOOLS IN THE AREA THAT HAS BEEN IN CONTINUOUS USE FROM THE TIME THAT
Current Name SAME
Address 4 MILES WEST AND 2 MILES NORTH OF STILLWATER
City STILLWATER
County PAYNE
Lot
Block
Current Section 1
Township 19N
Range 1E
Type B BUILDING
Historic Function 05A SCHOOL
Current Function 03 SOCIAL
Area Signficance 1 030 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 140 EXPLORATION / SETTLEMENT
Date Prepared 10/1978
Year Built 1889
Original Site NO
Architect/Builder
Architectural Style 80 OTHER (ONE-ROOM SCHOOL)
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments EXTERIOR STRUCTURES INCLUDE TWO OUTDOOR TOILETS DATING FROM THE EARLY 1900'S. THESE ARE LOCATED 20 FEET NORTH OF THE MAIN BUILDING. THERE IS PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT EAST OF THE BUILDING CONSISTING OF A MERRY-GO-ROUND, SWINGS, A SLIDE, AND HIGH BARS.
Restricted N