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Falling River Elementary School Abandoned in Virginia

Falling River Elementary School Abandoned in Virginia

The Falling River Elementary School on the forlorn back roads of a rural Virginia county is falling into complete disarray. The building has ceilings that are slightly rotting, probably gutted of copper and anything of “value”.  The windows are all busted out and boarded up. Metal caged doors block side entrances.

Falling River Elementary School

Little to practically no information exists about this elementary school! Also, alum records can be found dating to the 1960’s.

Falling River Elementary School

Otherwise the details are scarce! Do you know anything about this school in in central Virginia? If so, please comment below.

Falling River Elementary School

Furthermore the doors blocked with sheet metal, like a scene from Fallout 4. A good old fashioned raider encampment from this deteriorating ghost of the past building.

Falling River Elementary School

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The Dereliction of the Phelps Road school

Phelps Road Abandoned School

The Phelps road abandoned school wants a remodel. It has been in dilapidation for the past 27 years. At a time it was the Madison Heights High School likewise, for a different era it was Seminole Elementary school.

This history has many believing it should be on the National Register of Historic Places. However, there have been an abundance of fees, labor problems and issues with building . The price for demolition is cheaper when there are these inadequate finances.

Behind the school, in the former parking lot there is the Seminole Park. A little jungle gym and dirt area for tossing a ball. A lone jetting pole stand admits it all.  The chain fence is prettied rusted away and a shopping cart sits nearby. The playgrounds blacktop is also a bit broken up with grass parts coming through.

Phelps Road Abandoned School

“Remodeling”

Renovation may still be plausible even though the county building inspector did label it a hazard, the school was set on a fire and left without upkeep for a couple decades.

A remodeling LLC purchased the property in 2014 to do redo the old Phelps Road School into 30 to 50 apartment units so far they have failed to do so receiving fines in the process.

“The Phelps Road Abandoned School was the Madison Heights High School and the Seminole Elementary School.”

Also, the school was sold for a sum of $10 in 2009. Today it is just about breaking the bank of anyone trying to keep it together. It has been abandoned since the 1980’s and resides along Phelps Road in Madison Heights, Virginia.

Phelps Road Abandoned School

As of July 2018, it stills stands.

The Seminole Park sign rules are :

  • No Alcoholic Beverages, Illegal Drugs or Activities Allowed on County Property.
  • No Profanity or Disruptive Behavior.
  • Park is Open from Dawn To Dusk.
  • No Trespassing After Dark.
  • Parking is Restricted to Park Users Only.

Phelps Road Abandoned School

Phelps Road Abandoned School

Phelps Road Abandoned School

Phelps Road Abandoned School

Finally, you can find this location with these coordinates. 37.431062, -79.122470.

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