Abner Gap School (former) – Bee VA

Description

The former Abner Gap school in Bee, Dickenson County, Virginia, was constructed as a New Deal project. Known to be off State Highway 80, satellite views suggest the building is still extant.

In 1940, W.E. French, who directed the Federal work programs in Dickenson County, reported that from December 1, 1933 to January 27, 1940, that $129,167.00 were spent on school projects in Dickenson County. Of this amount, the Federal government spent $162,968.00 and the county put up $56,699.00 of 25.8% of the cost. Among the jobs done were: … new buildings at … Abner Gap.

Source notes

School and Community History of Dickenson County, Virginia (pg. 466):
http://books.google.com/books?id=89EPY9U6uyYC&pg=PA466

Location information:
http://virginia.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,school,scfips,51051.cfm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 22, 2017.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Location Info

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State Highway 80
Bee, VA 24217

Coordinates: 37.119943, -82.203160

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