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El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The First Kindergarten in Texas

 
 
The First Kindergarten in Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
1. The First Kindergarten in Texas Marker
Inscription. was established by the Woman's Club of El Paso in 1892. Two years before formal organization, Mrs. Ernest Kohlberg, with the aid of Mrs. J. E. Townsend and Mrs. H. A. True advanced the idea.

Classes were held in Central School building. This was one of the club's many outstanding and continuing contributions to the civic and cultural advancement of our city.
 
Erected 1963 by The State National Bank of El Paso.
 
Location. 31° 45.513′ N, 106° 29.325′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from East Mills Avenue near El Paso Streets. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner of the Plaza Hotel in Pioneer Plaza (Mills Avenue and El Paso Streets). Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East Mills Avenue, El Paso TX 79901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LULAC (here, next to this marker); The Woman's Club of El Paso (a few steps from this marker); El Paso's First Newspaper (a few steps from this marker); Fray García de San Francisco (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Plaza (a few
The First Kindergarten in Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
2. The First Kindergarten in Texas Marker
Marker is behind tree at right side of photo.
steps from this marker); El Paso (a few steps from this marker); Site of United States Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); El Paso's Chinese Community (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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