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

Sam and Will Moore Institute

 
 
Sam and Will Moore Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
1. Sam and Will Moore Institute Marker
Inscription.  

Name honors brothers who gave site and half costs of building; the community matched their donation. Architect: H. Struve. Contractors: Joel Meyer & Co. Order of Sons of Hermann laid cornerstone July 31, 1901, in a gala celebration including a parade, band concert, barbecue, ball, and orations in English, German, and Czechoslovakian. North wing was added in 1923. Building still houses school.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973
 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4510.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 29° 34.721′ N, 97° 8.896′ W. Marker is in Moulton, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker is at the intersection of Bobkat Drive and North Pecan Street, on the left when traveling east on Bobkat Drive. The marker is located on the Moulton High School building facing toward the south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Bobkat Drive, Moulton TX 77975, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Sam and Will Moore Institute Marker is located on the left of the building near a side door. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
2. The Sam and Will Moore Institute Marker is located on the left of the building near a side door.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zion Lutheran Church (about 600 feet away); Dr. Hugo J. Strieder (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Camp of the Texas Army (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moulton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Boehm Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adolph Hofner (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moulton.
 
Front entrance to the Sam and Will Moore Institute image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
3. Front entrance to the Sam and Will Moore Institute
Now it is the Moulton High School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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