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Front exterior view of Buttonwood Colored School prior to new construction
One room school in New Castle County as it looked before a new building was constructed in 1925.
Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044)
1 gelatin silver print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
This frame school, entitled the Buttonwood Day School, was begun by the Buttonwood Church. Construction of the new building began on December 1, 1925 and was completed on April 26, 1926 at a cost of $13,741.82. The Buttonwood School was annexed into the City of New Castle at a later date. In 2001, the school near New Castle was rehabilitated.
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