Paradise School (NRIS 78000069)
Paradise and Prospect Aves.,
RI. County/parish: Newport.
1 contributing building.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
May 05, 1978.
- Paradise School
- The Paradise School is an historic school building at Paradise Avenue and Prospect in Middletown, Rhode Island. Built in 1875, it is a modest wood-frame structure, housing a single classroom, with separate entrances and vestibules for boys and girls. The roof line has decorative sawn brackets, and there is a small oculus window in the front-facing gable. The two doorways, like the windows on the sides, are sheltered by small shed roofs clad in wooden shingles.Classes were held in the building until 1955 when it became an administration office. The Middletown Historical Society acquired the building in 1976 and was later restored and holds a small museum.The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000069