Category Archives: school houses

Senatobia High School

Senatobia High School was constructed in 1938, apparently as a project of the Works Progress Administration (National Register of Historic Places nomination form, John L. Hopkins, 1993).  The Art Moderne auditorium is located on the approximate original site of the … Continue reading

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Chalmers Institute: Not on the 101 Places in Mississippi to see before you die list

Perhaps just looking at the building right now, one might think Walter Place or Airliewood was more deserving of being on the 101 Places in Mississippi to See Before You Die list, but the history of this building–and its future–seemed … Continue reading

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Fayette High School

The old Fayette High School was built in 1928, based on the marker at the top of the building.  The building was still in use in 1956, but that is the only information I can locate. The 1956 annual shows … Continue reading

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Elbert School

Elbert is a small rural community in Throckmorton County.  I spent many days there during the summers, and it is where my mother grew up.  The last time I was in this school building, probably late 90s, it was in … Continue reading

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