Near Columbus in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Colorado County Historic School Site
This was the location of
1857 - 1948
One of the early schools in Colorado County which served the people of this area. This plaque commemorating the historic school was donated by the citizens of this area and sponsored by the Colorado County Historical Commission. 1988
Erected 1988 by Colorado County Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
Location. 29° 49.601′ N, 96° 32.388′ W. Marker is near Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 109, 0.2 miles south of Zimmerscheidt Road, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in front of the old school. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2187 FM 109, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Zimmerscheidt School (here, next to this marker); Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Frelsburg (approx. 3.1 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of the Town of New Ulm (approx. 5˝ miles away); Mike Muckleroy (approx. 5.7 miles away); Frnka Family Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.