Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

Use your browser's back button to return to the query.

ID Number 88001398
Historic Name ARKOMA SCHOOL
Description of Significance THE ARKOMA SCHOOL WAS A WPA PROJECT IN LEFLORE COUNTY BETWEEN 1936 AND 1937. THIS FOUR ROOM SANDSTONE SCHOOL BUILDING HAS A HIPPED ROOF WITH A GABLED DORMER. THE ENTRYWAY IS ARCHED. THIS AREA OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA WAS ESPECIALLY HARD HIT BY THE DEPRESSION, AND LOCAL RELIEF PROJECTS SUCH AS THIS OFFERED EMPLOYMENT TO LOCALS AT A CRITICAL PERIOD. CONSTRUCTION OF THIS COMPARATIVELY MODERN BUILDING ALSO SPARKED LOCAL INTEREST IN EDUCATION. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/8/1988.
Current Name SAME
Address ARKOMA & BLOCKER STREETS
City ARKOMA
County LEFLORE
Lot 5, 6, AND 7
Block 4
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION: SCHOOL
Current Function EDUCATION: SCHOOL
Area Signficance 1 EDUCATION
Area Significance 2 COMMERCE
Date Prepared CIRCA 1988
Year Built 1936-1937
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style RICHARDSONIAN ROMANESQUE
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material STONE: SANDSTONE
Window Material WOOD; METAL
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N