Walker School & Gymnasium - 1939 - Pauls Valley, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 44.272 W 097° 06.235
14S E 673581 N 3845611
Quick Description: This former school is located 6 miles east of Pauls Valley on Longmeier Lake Road.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/3/2019 12:47:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM105QT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
The Walker School and Gymnasium is located on County Road 1570 (Longmeier Lake Road), east of Pauls Valley. This is an 8-room school which is in ruins and no longer in use. The school is L-shaped, with the gymnasium forming a U-shape. It is 169 feet across the front and 83 ft. down each side. The school was a WPA project in 1939.

This school is one-story red brick with a flat roof, except for the higher barrel roof on the gymnasium. The main entrance is recessed and has remodeled aluminum and glass door and transom. Above the entrance in metal lettering it reads: "WALKER CON DISTRICT NO. 3". The windows have been replaced by aluminum units, with some panels covered with wood. The casement windows in the gym are original and are currently covered with wood. A bronze WPA shield is located on the entrance pilaster and reads: "USA / 1939 / WPA / OKLAHOMA".


Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1939

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
USA 1939 WPA OKLAHOMA


Website (if available): Not listed

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