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Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin)

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Built  1853
NRHP Reference #  78000101
Area  2,428 m²
Architect  Carkeek,Thomas
Opened  1853
Added to NRHP  18 December 1978
Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin)
Location  914 Bequette St., Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Similar  Governor Dodge State Park, House on the Rock, Harley‑Davidson Museum, Lake Michigan

The Old Rock School in Dodgeville, Wisconsin is a school that was built in 1853 and converted into a private house in 1882. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

It is a two-story building constructed of limestone rubble, with massive blocks of dressed limestone serving as quoins and lintels. It has a central chimney and a gable roof. Its interior dimensions are 22 feet (6.7 m) by 36 feet (11 m). The school was converted into a one-family house in the 1890s and into a multiple unit residence in the 1950's.

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Old Rock School (Dodgeville, Wisconsin) Wikipedia


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