Thompson School (Webster, Massachusetts)

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Thompson School
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Location Webster, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°3′2″N71°52′42″W / 42.05056°N 71.87833°W / 42.05056; -71.87833 Coordinates: 42°3′2″N71°52′42″W / 42.05056°N 71.87833°W / 42.05056; -71.87833
Built 1912
Architect Walter F. Fontaine
Architectural style Tudor Revival
NRHP reference #

89000436

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Added to NRHP June 7, 1989

The Thompson School is a historic school building on Prospect Street in Webster, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story English Revival brick building was constructed in 1912-13 to a design by Walter F. Fontaine, a leading architect from nearby Woonsocket, Rhode Island. It was named for Dr. John A. Thompson, who served on the local school committee from 1907 until his death in 1916. [2]

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Walter F. Fontaine (1871–1938) was an American architect of French Heritage from Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

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The school building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. [1] It has been converted to residential use.

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. "MACRIS inventory record for Thompson School". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-10.