Waverly Junior and Senior High School

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Waverly Junior and Senior High School
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Location 443 Pennsylvania Ave., Waverly, New York
Coordinates 42°0′14″N76°32′18″W / 42.00389°N 76.53833°W / 42.00389; -76.53833 Coordinates: 42°0′14″N76°32′18″W / 42.00389°N 76.53833°W / 42.00389; -76.53833
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1913
Architect Towner, W.T.; Lord, L. F., and Son
Architectural style Tudor Revival
NRHP reference # 97001389 [1]
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. [2]

School institution designed to teach students under the direction of teachers

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Waverly, Tioga County, New York Village in New York, United States

Waverly is the largest village in Tioga County, New York, United States. It is located southeast of Elmira in the Southern Tier region. This village was incorporated as the southwest part of the town of Barton in 1854. The village name is attributed to Joseph "Uncle Joe" Hallett, founder of its first Fire Department and pillar of the community, who conceived the name by dropping the 2nd "e" from the name of his favorite author's novel, Waverley by Sir Walter Scott. The former village hall is listed on the National Historic Places list.

Tioga County, New York County in the United States

Tioga County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,125. Its county seat is Owego. Its name derives from an American Indian word meaning "at the forks", describing a meeting place.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. [1]

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