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

School House

 
 
School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
1. School House Marker
Inscription.  

This is the original School House established for the negro children of Matagorda. 1904-1953
 
Erected by Matagorda Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 28° 41.324′ N, 95° 58.291′ W. Marker is in Matagorda, Texas, in Matagorda County. Marker is on Laurel Street 0.1 miles south of Fisher Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matagorda TX 77457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frontier Building (a few steps from this marker); Old Matagorda Post Office (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Old Matagorda Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Texas Freighting (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Dream Colony of Jane McManus (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating Gulf High School (within shouting distance of this marker);
School House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 11, 2020
2. School House and Marker
Fisher-Sargent-Gottschalk House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matagorda Lodge No. 7, A.F. & A.M. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matagorda.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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