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

Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell

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

At institute's opening (1901), this bell rang the school day hours and soon became town's fire alarm. Its proudest day of civic use was November 11, 1918, when it sounded news of the armistice ending World War I. Discarded in 1939, it was restored in 1973.

Erected by ex-students and friends
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4511.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1918.
 
Location. 29° 34.709′ N, 97° 8.883′ 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. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zion Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); Dr. Hugo J. Strieder
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(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. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moulton.
 
Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
2. Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell Marker
Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
3. Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell Marker
 
 
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 150 times since then and 11 times this year. 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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