Liberty Hill Schoolhouse (Gainesville, Florida)

Liberty Hill Schoolhouse
Gainesville FL Liberty Hill School09.jpg
Location 7600 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville, Florida
Coordinates 29°40′33″N 82°25′24″W  /  29.67583°N 82.42333°W  / 29.67583; -82.42333 Coordinates: 29°40′33″N82°25′24″W / 29.67583°N 82.42333°W / 29.67583; -82.42333
Built 1892
Built by J. T. Eddins
Architectural style Frame Vernacular
MPS Florida's Historic Black Public Schools MPS
NRHP reference # 03000825 [1]
Added to NRHP August 28, 2003[1]

Liberty Hill Schoolhouse in Gainesville, Florida is a one-room schoolhouse that was built in 1892 to serve African-American children. It replaced a previous Liberty Hill School that was in operation by about 1869, and it operated until the 1950s.[2]

It is 24.5 feet (7.5 m) by 30.5 feet (9.3 m). There were no lights in the building and drinking water was brought in.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 2003.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Murray D. Laurie and Gary V. Goodwin (2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Liberty Hill Schoolhouse". National Park Service. Retrieved September 29, 2016. with 10 photos

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