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Killeen in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Avenue D School

 
 
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By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
1. Avenue D School Marker
Inscription.  Constructed to replace an earlier brick schoolhouse destroyed by fire, the present Avenue D School was built in 1923. C.J. Leinbach of Dallas designed the three-story building, which features decorative stonework and separate entrances for girls and boys. Funds from the sale of advertising space on the auditorium curtains were used for interior furnishings. All grade levels were housed here until the 1940s when the Junior High School and High School were relocated.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 251.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 31° 7.271′ N, 97° 43.987′ W. Marker is in Killeen, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is at the intersection of North College Street and West Avenue D, on the right when traveling south on North College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 N College St, Killeen TX 76541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First National Bank of Killeen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bethel Primitive Baptist Church
Avenue D School image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
2. Avenue D School
(approx. half a mile away); Wednesday Review Club (approx. one mile away); City of Killeen (approx. 1.1 miles away); Killeen Herald (approx. 1.4 miles away); Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Maxdale Cemetery (approx. 10.9 miles away); McBryde Cemetery (approx. 11.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Killeen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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