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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

149-0052 Roland E. Cook Elementary School

Roland E. Cook Elementary School
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 03/17/2016

NPS property number 16000262

The Roland E. Cook Elementary School was built in 1915 and expanded in 1924. The school’s two-story design is consistent with other consolidated schools built in Virginia’s western counties between 1910 and 1920. In 1965, Roanoke County desegregated the school and in 1966 the building underwent a modernization to bring it in line with the newer and larger consolidated schools of the post-WW II era.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated April 4, 2018