Rutherford County NC Historical Schools


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Historical Features are physical or cultural features that are no longer visible on the landscape. Examples: a dried up lake, a destroyed building, a hill leveled by mining. The term makes no reference to the age, use, or any other aspect of the feature. A ghost town, for example, is not a historical feature if it is still visible.

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Name USGS Topo Map
Brittain School Rutherfordton North
Center School Sunshine
Cowan School Dysartsville
Fairview School Boiling Springs North
Floyds Creek School Chesnee
Glenwood School Fingerville East
Hollis School Polkville
Oak Grove School Forest City
Pinehurst School Forest City
South Mountain Institute Dysartsville
Strickland School Fingerville East
Watkins School Rutherfordton North
Westminster School Rutherfordton North
Wilkins School Rutherfordton South
Wilsons School Sunshine
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