Waverly Junior and Senior High School
|Location||443 Pennsylvania Ave., Waverly, New York|
|Area||1.3 acres (0.53 ha)|
|Architect||Towner, W.T.; Lord, L. F., and Son|
|Architectural style||Tudor Revival|
|NRHP reference #||97001389|
|Added to NRHP||November 07, 1997|
Waverly Junior and Senior High School, also known as Mary W. Muldoon High School, is a historic school located at Waverly in Tioga County, New York. It is a three-story brick building with an attached two story wing on a solid concrete foundation built in 1913. The most dominant feature of the building is the entryway. It features a round headed archway flanked by cast stone Roman Doric columns and surmounted by a wide entablature with balustrade. It ceased being used as a school in 1967 and, for a period, was used for administrative offices for the system. It is now a nursing home.
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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
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