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Pine Run School

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1909, 1989

This typical one-room country schoolhouse with one-bay facade and three-bay sides is sheathed with German siding. It served as a school until 1956 and was rebuilt at the park in July 1989 as a museum. Similar in appearance to the Windy Gap School at Holly River State Park ( WB2) in Webster County, Pine Run School is also furnished similarly: desks, a blackboard (with lettering guide above), and a potbellied stove all evoke an authentic period flavor. Instead of a proper belfry, a simple canopy supported on brackets over the door houses the bell.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Pine Run School", [Cedarville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-GL4.2.

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