Penland School Historic District

NC 1164 (Conley Ridge Rd.)
Penland, North Carolina

Historic Document

Penland School Historic District is located in Mitchell County, North Carolina certified as a historic location on Wednesday December 10, 2003. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Education, Domestic, Agriculture/Subsistence, Religion, Funerary, more specifically a School, Single Dwelling, Agricultural Outbuildings, Religious Structure, Cemetery, Educational Related Housing, Secondary Structure. Penland School Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Other, Architecture, Education.

Penland School Historic District Information

Other Name: Penland School of Crafts; Appalachian School; Seven Springs Industrial School
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Morgan, Lucy
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1929, 1938
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beeson, D.R.; Van Wageningen & Cothran
Architectural Style: Rustic Revival
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Penland School Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1150
Number of historically contributing buildings: 31
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 3
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 13
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 4
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Penland Historic Locations Mitchell County Historic Locations North Carolina Historic Locations