Barcus School

Other Names:    School No. 5, Dogwood College

Earliest Documented:     1875      

Latest Documented:       1924     


Categorized as Rural School in 1924. (DJ)  “‘Barcus school’, better known as ‘Dogwood College’ … present building (1920) was erected in 1895.” (Cochrane) .1899-1906 USGS topo maps show unspecified buildings near here. The original building still stands on this site and is used (2017) as a rental residence.  Isler 1875 school no.  5. DJ 1877 list school no. 5. DJ 1896 list school no. 5. Located in 1896 Election Dist. No. 2.

Latitude:              39.011619           

Longitude:           -75.809448         

Location Precision:          1 meter

Structure Exists:                Yes        

Primary Source:                Denton Journal

Other Sources: Denton Journal 1924-11-15/page-5., Cochrane, pp. 187-190, 1899-1906 USGS topo maps, Isler 1875 map.