Fogarty School – Guthrie OK

Description

“Built as Fogarty Junior High in 1938-39 by the WPA, the school is currently Fogarty Elementary.

This one and two-story building was constructed in 1938-39 as a WPA project. It faces west and is addressed as 902 N. Wentz. The building is constructed of multi-toned light colored brick, with portions of the ground level native stone. Above one of the entrances, metal lettering reads: FOGARTY JUNIOR HIGH. It is currently an elementary school…

A bronze WPA shield is mounted on the wall by an entrance, above the cornerstone. The shield reads: USA / 1939 / WPA / Oklahoma…”

The cornerstone is engraved with the dates of construction, the names of many involved and the letters W.P.A.

(http://www.waymarking.com)

Source notes

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMHFJQ_Fogarty_School_Guthrie_OK

Project originally submitted by hamquilter on November 15, 2013.

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Location Info


902 N. Wentz St.
Guthrie, OK 73044

Coordinates: 35.886879, -97.423947

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