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Abbott in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

L.C. McKamie

 
 
L.C. McKamie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. L.C. McKamie Marker
Inscription. Born in Moody (McLennan Co.) on October 24, 1900, L.C. (Luke) McKamie earned degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University. L.C. and his wife, Beulah (Boots), came to Abbott in 1926, he as Superintendent and she as a teacher. During his 20 years as Superintendent, Abbott schools attained accreditation and excelled in sports activities. He was instrumental in the building of a gymnasium named McKamie Hall; This beloved building hosted sporting events and other activities from 1936 until it burned in 1998. McKamie also served as Superintendent of Hill County Public Schools and later of Gatesville. When L.C. McKamie died on February 5, 1999, he had served as an educator for more than 50 years. Marker is Property of the State of Texas
 
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15690.)
 
Location. 31° 53.01′ N, 97° 4.59′ W. Marker is in Abbott, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on South First Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the Abbott Independent School District complex, northside. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 South First Street, Abbott TX 76621, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
L.C. McKamie Marker at the Abbott Independent School District complex image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. L.C. McKamie Marker at the Abbott Independent School District complex
9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abbott Schools (within shouting distance of this marker); Abbott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abbott Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abbott United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Crash at Crush (approx. 5.6 miles away); Groppe Building (approx. 5.7 miles away); West (approx. 5.7 miles away); Confederate Veterans and Old Settlers Reunion Grounds (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abbott.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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