Woodrow Wilson Junior High School ,
Hyde Park Map

1922 2011

1922 2011


The Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, located in Hyde Park, along with the similarly designed former George Washington Junior High School, were among the first junior high school constructed in Florida. Over the years, the George Washington School was abandoned and in 2004 it was demolished to make room for the I-4/I-275 expansion. However, some of the building material from the destroyed school was salvaged to help improve the aging, yet still-in-use, Woodrow Wilson School.

Thanks to FDOT and Historic Shed, photos of George Washington Junior High School can be seen here:

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All prints, 11x14 and smaller, come with a decorative white mat. Unless otherwise specified, the historic photo and modern photo are printed on the same sheet of photographic paper. If you would like your photo framed or printed in a size not listed, please feel free to contact me.
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Photo Credits

Historic photograph Courtesy of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System

Modern photograph by Bryan Weinstein

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  1. Fredrick Hartless says:

    This is where My Grandfather was the head custodian and lived in an apartment there. I spent many years helping keep it clean and attended junior high school there.

  2. Berkeley Hendrix says:

    class of 1957 Played on Basketball team

  3. Amy Henderlong Estes says:

    In 1989/1990, Lee was being remodeled, and as a 6th grader, we attended George Washington for the first semester. However, the school was in such disrepair, that we were moved to Madison for the remainder of the school year. As a college student, I wrote a speech about the historic school and my experience there. I took photos of the boarded up building one day to present to my class. The following week, I decided I could use more photos, but when I went back, it was completely demolished!

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