Raymond V. Long, who was associated with the State Board of Education from 1923 until 1937, designed many public schools in Virginia. This two-and-a-half-story Colonial Revival school has a gable-roofed central block with five bays of double windows and is flanked by two-story wings with hipped roofs. The former Pittsylvania County Library (1939, Claiborne and Taylor) is set perpendicular to the school, and like others funded by David K. E. Bruce is a carefully crafted Colonial Revival building. The T-shaped brick building features a central portico, a slate roof, a modillion-and-dentil cornice, and brick quoins.
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Chatham Elementary School
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