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

Love High School

 
 
Love High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 18, 2020
1. Love High School Marker
Inscription.  

T.W. Parker founded Bremond Colored High School in 1920 to educate young African Americans in the Bremond area. Professor Charles Love, Principal from 1925-1965, played such an integral part in the school by preparing the students that it was renamed in his honor in the 1940s. The original campus, which no longer exists housed six classrooms, an agriculture building, a small auditorium, and a cafeteria manned by volunteer students. At a time when official segregation limited opportunities for young African Americans, the school focused on vocational and agricultural training. Love High School closed in 1965 and its students integrated with nearby Bremond High School.
Marker is property of the State of Texas
 
Erected 2015 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18253.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 31° 10.492′ N, 96° 40.408′ W. Marker is in Bremond, Texas, in Robertson County. Marker is at the
Love High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 18, 2020
2. Love High School Marker
intersection of State Highway 14 and Farm to Market Road 2413, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 14. The marker is located in front of the New Hope Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bremond TX 76629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Extinct Town of Hammond (approx. 6 miles away); Site of Harvey Massacre (approx. 9.1 miles away); Kosse Tabernacle (approx. 9.6 miles away); Brown Family Cemetery (approx. 10.8 miles away); King-Williams Cemetery (approx. 12.6 miles away); Kimik Kiln (approx. 12.7 miles away); Old Franklin (approx. 15 miles away); Robertson County Courthouse (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 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 November 1, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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