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Mechanicsville School (Philadelphia)

Mechanicsville School (Philadelphia)

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Mechanicsville School
Mechanicsville School, October 2010
Location 3146 Mechanicsville Rd.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°06′27″N 74°58′02″W / 40.1074°N 74.9671°W / 40.1074; -74.9671Coordinates: 40°06′27″N 74°58′02″W / 40.1074°N 74.9671°W / 40.1074; -74.9671
Area less than one acre
Built 1866–1867
Architect Seth K. Samm,
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 86003306[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1986

Mechanicsville School is a former school building located in the Village of Mechanicsville neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1866–1867, and is a one-story, three-bay, vernacular stone building coated in stucco. It has a gable roof with wood cornice and brick chimney.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] It is now used as a private residence.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Mechanicsville School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 

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