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Near Oatmeal in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Early Oatmeal School

 
 
Early Oatmeal School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 2, 2007
1. Early Oatmeal School Marker
Inscription. This building, once a combined school and church, was erected in 1869 in Oatmeal, second oldest community in Burnet County. The settlement, founded in 1849, had a post office from 1853 to 1876.

This limestone structure was successor to the first school of 1858. Excepting minor repairs and addition of a board floor, building looks much as it did in 1869. It is a church today.

A third school, built in 1924, now houses a community center.
 
Erected 1968 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9738.)
 
Location. 30° 41.739′ N, 98° 5.152′ W. Marker is near Oatmeal, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker can be reached from Oatmeal Cemetery Road 0.1 miles east of CR-243. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bertram TX 78605, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oatmeal Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Zion Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Village of South Gabriel (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Bryson Place (approx. 3.5 miles away); Bertram (approx. 3.8
Early Oatmeal School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 2, 2007
2. Early Oatmeal School Marker
miles away); Bertram School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mount Blanc School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hopewell Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online. Oatmeal, TX (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Oatmeal Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 2, 2007
3. Oatmeal Water Tower
Located on FM-243 near CR-326.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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