Washington Elementary

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City/Town: Bartlesville
Location Class: School
Year Built: 1930
Year Abandoned: 2006
Status: Demolished
Photojournalist: Billy DixonJohnny Fletcher

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The first Washington elementary school was built in 1907 at a total cost of $12,000. The original building burned down and was replaced in 1930 with a $60,000 building at Third and Seminole. A 1952 addition of an all-purpose room and classroom cost $73,727.
The last classes were held at this school in May 1978.
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The building housed the state Regional Educational Services Center for many years, but that program now leases space at the old McKinley grade school.
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The building also once housed indoor batting cages, etc. for the district baseball program. Washington School was sold to Restoring Life Ministries in March 1998 for $8,000.

The property was then sold by that ministry on 2/1/2006 for $30,000 to
private owners.

 

Special credit & thanks go to Granger Meador & Bartlesville Area History Meusem for their historical photos.

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Donna Avery Young
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Donna Avery Young

Went there in 1955, 1956, in 1st and 2nd grade had Miss Pruitt, Mrs Poffenberger. I can't find any school group pictures. Dickie Munson, Mike Sapp, Portia Watson, Connie Scribner, Beverly Blackwell, Mavis, are some of the people I remember.

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NIce to present in this manner. Thanks.

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