Front view, Lenoir High School, Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina
Lenoir High School (Lenoir, N.C.)
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- Front view, Lenoir High School, Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina
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Building: Lenoir High School (Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina)
- Benton and Benton, architects more info on Benton and Benton, architects
- Benton, Charles C., Sr., circa 1887-1960 more info on Benton, Charles C., Sr., circa 1887-1960
- Benton, Frank W., 1883-1960 more info on Benton, Frank W., 1883-1960
- Stout, Joe W. more info on Stout, Joe W., builder
- North Carolina
- Provenance note:
- Lenoir High School was designed by the architects Benton & Benton of Wilson, N.C.
- Architectural note:
- The two-story brick structure typifies the style of early 20th century public high schools. The facade is broken by pavilions at the center and the ends, and the red brick is accented with classical stone detailing.
- Historical note:
- The school became famous for the quality of its Lenoir High School Band, which, under the leadership of Capt. James C. Harper, went on to win many state and national contests. In 1977, the school was converted to residential use. The school is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
High school buildings
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