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William H. McGuffey Primary School, also known as the McGuffy Art Center, is a historic elementary school located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1915-1916, and is a two-story, rectangular, Colonial Revival style brick building. It features single-story Tuscan order porticos that project from each side elevation as well as from the front fa├žade. It is topped by a slate covered, low pitched, hipped roof. It was named for William Holmes McGuffey (1800-1873) the author of the first standard U.S. reader series who was a staunch advocate of public education and a University of Virginia professor of moral philosophy. McGuffey School ceased to be a public school in 1973.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1] It is located in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County Courthouse Historic District.

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