Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 81000462
Historic Name WASHINGTON SCHOOL
Description of Significance THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL WAS CONSTRUCTED DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE BOOM PERIOD FOR THE CUSHING OIL FIELD. BUILT FROM LOCALLY QUARRIED STONE, THIS BUILDING SERVED THE NEEDS OF A RAPIDLY GROWING POPULATION DURING THE BOOM PERIOD AND CONTINUED TO SERVE THE AREA FOR OVER 65 YEARS. NUMEROUS BUILDINGS IN THE AREA WERE BUILT FROM THE SAME STONE, BUT THE SCHOOL IS ONE OF FEW THAT REMAINS TODAY. AARON DRUMRIGHT, FOUNDER OF THE TOWN AND AN INDIVIDUAL INSTRUMENTAL IN OPENING THE CUSHING OIL FIELD, ALSO SPEARHEADED CONSTRUCTION EFFORTS FOR THIS FACILITY. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 1/28/1981. DEMOLISHED 2000.
Current Name SAME
Address 214 WEST FEDERAL
City DRUMRIGHT
County CREEK
Lot 1-24
Block 20
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION: SCHOOL
Current Function SOCIAL: MEETING HALL
Area Signficance 1 EDUCATION
Area Significance 2 SOCIAL HISTORY
Date Prepared JULY 1980
Year Built 1915
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style NO DISTINCTIVE STYLE
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material SANDSTONE
Window Material MIXTURE OF MATERIALS WITH SOME ORIGINAL AND SOME REPLACEMENT
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details TWO STORY PORTICO OF THE DORIC ORDER, PEDIMENT HAS AN OPEN BOOK CARTOUCHE, ELLIPTICAL ARCH WITH A STAR BURST GLASS PANE IN ENTRYWAY, FRIEZE ON ALL FOUR SIDES
Condition DEMOLISHED
Comments
Restricted N