Troy High School (Alabama)

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Troy High School
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Troy High School (Alabama)
436 Elm Street

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Coordinates 31°48′30″N85°57′56″W / 31.80833°N 85.96556°W / 31.80833; -85.96556 Coordinates: 31°48′30″N85°57′56″W / 31.80833°N 85.96556°W / 31.80833; -85.96556
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Type Public high school
Grades9–12
Troy High School
Area2.7 acres (1.1 ha)
Built1917
Built byThomas Purvis
Architect Frank Lockwood
Demolished2010 [1]
NRHP reference No. 84000721 [2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPAugust 30, 1984
Designated ARLHNovember 30, 1977

Troy High School, also known as Troy Community Complex, was a public high school in Troy, Alabama. It was built in 1917. It was designed by architect Frank Lockwood. The school was replaced by Charles Henderson High School. The building was demolished in 2010. [1] A public library has been built on the site. [3] It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1984. [2]

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