Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 96000977
Historic Name DIAMOND POINT DEPENDENT DISTRICT #44 SCHOOL
Description of Significance THE DIAMOND POINT DEPENDENT DISTRICT #44 SCHOOL IS AN ATYPICAL BRICK, ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE BUILT IN 1919. IT IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A ONE-ROOM, COUNTRY SCHOOL THAT SERVED THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF THIS COMMUNITY FROM 1919 TO 1968. THE SCHOOL ALSO PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE COMMUNITYS SOCIAL HISTORY AS A COMMUNITY GATHERING CENTER FOR VARIOUS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL FUNCTIONS. IT IS THE ONLY ONE-ROOM BRICK SCHOOLHOUSE WITH A BRICK BELL TOWER EXTANT IN NOWATA COUNTY THAT RETAINS ITS INTEGRITY. THE SCHOOL IS CONSTRUCTED OF RED BRICK WITH A NATIVE STONE FOUNDATION. IT HAS A CROSS GABLED ROOF. THE WEST ELEVATION BOASTS A DISTINCTIVE TWO-STORY, HIPPED ROOF BELL TOWER. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/23/1996.
Current Name SAME
Address INTERSECTION OF COUNTY RDS. 409 AND 24.5
City NOWATA VICINITY
County NOWATA
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township 25
Range 15E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION: SCHOOL; SOCIAL: MEETING HALL; RECREATION AND CULTURE: AUDITORIUM
Current Function SOCIAL: MEETING HALL
Area Signficance 1 EDUCATION
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared 07/12/95
Year Built 1920
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style BUNGALOW/CRAFTSMAN
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material WOOD
Door Material
Decorative Details
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted N