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Site of Peacock Military Academy

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, October 25, 2020
1. Site of Peacock Military Academy Marker
Inscription.  

The original Peacock Military Academy was founded in 1894 in San Antonio by Wesley Peacock, a well-known educator and child psychologist. In 1930 Peacock opened a north Texas branch of the school at this site to provide military, academic, and physical education for young men in the first grade through junior college. Although the Dallas branch of the Peacock Military Academy went bankrupt and closed in 1934, its central administration building has been used as an educational facility since 1938.
 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6813.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 32° 46.406′ N, 96° 42.056′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on Military Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6901 Military Parkway, Dallas TX 75227, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W. W. Glover Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pleasant Mound Cemetery (approx.
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By Kayla Harper, October 25, 2020
2. Site of Peacock Military Academy Marker
1.2 miles away); Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Buckner Baptist Children's Home (approx. 1˝ miles away); Buckner Log Cabin (approx. 1˝ miles away); Beeman Memorial Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Shearith Israel Memorial Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pleasant Mound Methodist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
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By Kayla Harper, October 25, 2020
3. Site of Peacock Military Academy
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By Kayla Harper, October 25, 2020
4. Site of Peacock Military Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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