Near Jonestown in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Cox Springs School
1908 - 1960
This one room building was moved to this site in 1940 from Cox Springs near Sylvester Ford. In 1960 the last group of students who were in 1st thru 11th grades were moved to "the little red schoolhouse" on Lohman's Ford Road and the name changed to Lago Vista School.
Erected by North Shore Heritage & Cultural Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
Location. 30° 27.293′ N, 97° 57.106′ W. Marker is near Jonestown, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Natures Way west of Sunswept Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18725 Old Burnet Road, Leander TX 78645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hudson Bend (approx. 3.7 miles away); Anderson’s Mill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Site of Community of Nameless (approx. 5.1 miles away); Maxey Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); John M. King Log HouseLohmans Crossing (approx. 6 miles away); Cypress School (approx. 7 miles away); Cedar Park Cemetery (approx. 8.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Cox Springs Schoolhouse Restoration Society website. (Submitted on November 23, 2021.)
1. Age of current building.
The current building, the one shown in the 1936 Defender, is likely that rebuilt in 1928 after a fire in 1927 (Austin American-Statesman (Austin, Texas) · 22 Mar 1928, Thu · Page 6).
— Submitted December 2, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 3. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 4. submitted on November 23, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.