Glidden in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Colorado County Historic School Site
This was the location of
1895 - 1955
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.
Erected 1988 by Colorado County Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
Location. 29° 41.822′ N, 96° 35.808′ W. Marker is in Glidden, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor Street and Olive Branch Street on Taylor Street. The marker is located directly across the street from the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 Taylor Street, Glidden TX 78943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olive Branch Baptist Church and Rocky Chapel School (within shouting distance of this marker); Glidden Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Glidden Hebrew Benevolence Society Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Columbus Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of the Camp of Gen. Joaquín Ramírez y Sesma (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Rev. Jacob Scherer (approx. 2.3 miles away); American Legion Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glidden.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.