Thorp Grade School

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Thorp Grade School
ThorpWA-4.jpg
Thorp Grade School (Photo 2010)
LocationThorp, Washington
Built1936
ArchitectJohn W. Maloney
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference # 09000541
Designated NRHPJuly 16, 2009

Thorp Grade School is a notable building located in Thorp, Washington, United States.

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On July 16, 2009, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a significant example of American rural education. [1]

Built at a cost of $41,000 during the depths of the Great Depression using WPA funds, the building still stands and has been used continuously by Thorp School District No. 400 since its construction. A finely crafted red brick Colonial Revival structure, it was designed by the noted Northwest architect John W. Maloney.

Thorp Grade School, north facade and main entrance. ThorpWA-5.jpg
Thorp Grade School, north facade and main entrance.

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  1. Washington State Department of Archeology & Historic Preservation.. Retrieved 2011-09-21.