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Center Valley Well House

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Area  less than one acre
Added to NRHP  10 September 1992
NRHP Reference #  92001206
Center Valley Well House
Location  AR 124, Center Valley, Arkansas
Architectural style  Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Plain Traditional
MPS  Public Schools in the Ozarks MPS

The Center Valley Well House is a historic pump house on the grounds of the Center Valley Elementary School on Arkansas Highway 124 in Russellville, Arkansas. It is an open-walled square stone structure, consisting of low stone walls and corner posts, which support a shallow-pitch pyramidal roof. The roof has exposted rafter ends in the Craftsman style, and the walls are capped by concrete coping. Two of the walls have openings, which provide access (other than climbing on and over them) to the interior of the structure, which has a concrete floor. It was built in 1940 to shelter the well providing water to the original 1939 school building, using materials left over from its construction. It is a distinctive, yet modest, example of WPA architecture in the community.

The structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

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Center Valley Well House Wikipedia


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