Historic Markers Across Alabama

Poplar Ridge School

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Poplar Ridge Rd., New Hope, AL
County: Madison
Waymark: None


Poplar Ridge School had its beginning in 1858 as a one-room log building. The existing late Classical Revival frame building was built circa 1875. A late Victorian fa├žade was subsequently added. At one time the school had an enrollment of 100 students. It remained active until 1941, when it was consolidated with New Hope High School. The schoolhouse has also been used as a community center and voting place.

Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage - 1990

End of Poplar Ridge School