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Everton United Methodist Church (Everton Schoolhouse)

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1938. Main St. at Grove St.

This one-story, rectangular structure built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) is constructed of limestone blocks, quarried about six miles away. A double-leaf entrance door with a twelve-pane transom is recessed within a rectangular, stone entrance bay, which rises beyond the cornice line. To the right of the entrance is a row of ten nine-over-nine wood-framed sash windows: two groups of four, followed by a pair. Native oak and yellow pine are used inside, plus a small amount of lumber salvaged from a previous school building. In 1959, the Everton School closed after school district consolidation, and the building was sold to the local Methodist congregation. The building’s sturdy construction and spacious well-lit interior works well for its new function. In the early 1990s the congregation added a “mail-order” steeple above the square projecting entrance bay.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Cyrus A. Sutherland with Gregory Herman, Claudia Shannon, Jean Sizemore Jeannie M. Whayne and Contributors
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Cyrus A. Sutherland with Gregory Herman, Claudia Shannon, Jean Sizemore Jeannie M. Whayne and Contributors, "Everton United Methodist Church (Everton Schoolhouse)", [Everton, Arkansas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AR-01-BO6.

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Cover: Buildings of Arkansas

Buildings of Arkansas, Cyrus A. Sutherland and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018, 77-77.

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