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.
School and Community History of Dickenson County, Virginia (pg. 466): https://books.google.com/books?id=89EPY9U6uyYC&pg=PA466 Location information: https://virginia.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,school,scfips,51051.cfm
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 22, 2017.
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