Forest City in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cool Springs High School
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 35° 20.309′ N, 81° 52.348′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on West Main Street (Business U.S. 74) just west of McNair Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the front/south entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 382 West Main Street, Forest City NC 28043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forrest Harrill "Smoky" Burgess (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Cool Springs Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forest City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town of Burnt Chimney (approx. half a mile away); Forest City Confederate Memorial Police Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rutherford County Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
Regarding Cool Springs High School. National Register of Historic Places #99000813. Also a contributing property in West Main Street Historic District, NRHP #06001142.
Also see . . . Cool Springs High School.
It was designed by architect Louis H. Asbury (1877-1975) and built in 1924. It is a two-story on basement, "T"-plan, Classical Revival style red brick building. The front facade features a shallow four-column Tuscan order portico with echoing pilasters. In May 1998 it ceased to be used for instructional purposes. Today it houses Rutherford County Schools Administration offices.(Submitted on May 8, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 8, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 7. submitted on May 9, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.