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Property Name Glen Carbon Grade School
Reference Number 14000507
State Illinois
County Madison
Town Glen Carbon
Street Address 124 School Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 8/25/2014
Areas of Significance Education
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Glen Carbon Grade School is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A for its association with the educational history of the community. The locally significant school was erected at a time in the region considered to be an educational renaissance for the immigrant populations of the local area. The building is similar in style and construction to many regional school buildings built during the early 1900s. The period of significance is from 1914, the year the school was built, until 1954, when a new school was erected and this building was sold to the Village of Glen Carbon.

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