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Near Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Grapetown School

 
 
The Grapetown School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 15, 2014
1. The Grapetown School Marker
Inscription. In 1882, Frederick Baag donated this tract of land for the third Grapetown schoolhouse. Completed in 1884, the structure was built with labor and materials donated by the community. All seven grades were taught by one teacher. In 1905, the facility became a county school known as Grapetown Line School, District No. 14. In 1949, the schoolhouse was closed as the district was consolidated with surrounding community schools. A total of 28 teachers taught here.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10048.)
 
Location. 30° 8.886′ N, 98° 49.091′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old San Antonio Road and Doebbler Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7325 Old San Antonio Rd, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tunnel of the Fredericksburg & Northern Railway (approx. 3.2 miles away); Welcome to the Old Tunnel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Luckenbach (approx.
The Grapetown School image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 15, 2014
2. The Grapetown School
Marker is affixed to the building.
4.3 miles away); Pinta Trail (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Easter Fires (approx. 6.1 miles away); Site of Fort Martin Scott (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lower South Grape Creek School (approx. 7.5 miles away); Nimitz Hotel (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Grapetown Website. (Submitted on February 22, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Grapetown Shooting Club image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 15, 2014
3. Grapetown Shooting Club
Grapetown Shooting Club is next to the school. See link for more history about Grapetown, the school, and shooting club.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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