Cafeteria (former) – Hickory Flat MS

City:
Hickory Flat, MS

Site Type:
Education and Health, Schools

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, National Youth Administration (NYA)

Completed:
1939

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The National Youth Administration constructed the rock cafeteria for the Hickory Flat school in 1939. The original building featured a double-door entrance in the center and single door entrance/exits on either side of the center doors. The doors were wooden, with 9-pane lights in the upper half of the door. Windows and doors have been altered. The building remains in use by the Hickory Flat school system.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved from https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural Series 1513 School Photograph Scrapbooks. Item 501 Hickory Flat High School Cafeteria. School Photographs (Mississippi) 1920s-1980s. Retrieved from https://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/schoolphotographs/detail/162819

Site originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 23, 2015.

Location Info


115 Spruce Avenue
Hickory Flat, MS 38633

Location notes: Cafeteria is located on the back of the block for the school complex, at these coordinates. The rear of the cafeteria faces Maple Street.

Coordinates: 34.613492, -89.192522

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