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Booker T. Washington School, Rushville, IN

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Booker T. Washington School

525 E. Seventh St.

Rushville, Indiana

Booker T. Washington School is a historic school building located at Rushville, Rush County, Indiana. It was built in 1905 to educate the  African  American  children  in  the  town, and is a two-story, “T”-plan, vernacular brick building with Romanesque Revival style design elements. It has a low-pitched hipped roof and features round and segmental arched openings. The building served as the focal point for the African-American community of Rushville.  It is currently being used as a neighborhood community center and is home of the local Head Start program.  The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

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