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

Wesley School

 
 
Wesley School Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 19, 2021
1. Wesley School Marker
Inscription.  

Austin County Historic School Site

This was the location of:
Wesley School
1863 - 1900


An early Austin County School, this plaque commemorating this historic site was made possible by citizens of Austin County under sponsorship of
Austin County Historical Commission 2004
 
Erected 2004 by Austin County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 30° 3.932′ N, 96° 29.909′ W. Marker is in Wesley, Texas, in Austin County. Marker is on Wesley Church Lane 0.4 miles south of Farm to Market Road 2502, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wesley Brethren Church (here, next to this marker); Site of Wesley School (approx. half a mile away); Bethlehem Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Greenvine Schools (approx. 4.9 miles away); Greenvine Baptist Church (approx. 4.9
The Wesley School Marker is located to the left of the Wesley Brethren Church image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 19, 2021
2. The Wesley School Marker is located to the left of the Wesley Brethren Church
miles away); Greenvine Gas Discovery (approx. 5 miles away); Louis Lehmann House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Industry Post Office (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wesley.
 
Also see . . .  Wesley, Texas. Wesley is at the intersection of Farm roads 2502 and 332, eight miles southwest of Brenham in southwestern Washington County. In 1859 Josef Mašik founded the first Czech school in Texas in the Czech settlement of Veseli near the Austin County border. Veseli, meaning joyous, was later anglicized to Wesley.  Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The Wesley Brethren Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 19, 2021
3. The Wesley Brethren Church and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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