Thomas R. Marshall School

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Thomas R. Marshall School

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Thomas R. Marshall School, May 2012
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Location 603 Bond St., North Manchester, Indiana
Coordinates 41°0′19″N85°45′45″W / 41.00528°N 85.76250°W / 41.00528; -85.76250 Coordinates: 41°0′19″N85°45′45″W / 41.00528°N 85.76250°W / 41.00528; -85.76250
Area less than one acre
Built 1929 (1929)
Architect Henkel & Hanson
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP reference # 04000206 [1]
Added to NRHP March 22, 2004

Thomas R. Marshall School, also known as the Town Life Center, is a historic school building located at North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana. It was built in 1929, and is a two-story, rectangular, Beaux-Arts style multicolored brick building. It has a projecting center entrance bay with a recessed entrance behind a shallow barrel vault. The school was named for Indiana Governor and U.S. Vice President Thomas R. Marshall (1854-1925). It remained in use as an elementary school until 1989, after which it has been used as a community centre. [2] :5

School institution designed to teach students under the direction of teachers

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North Manchester, Indiana Town in Indiana, United States

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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-07-01.Note: This includes Ferne Baldwin (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thomas R. Marshall School" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01. and Accompanying photographs