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Bryan in Brazos County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Wesa Weddington

(Nov. 20, 1880 - Mar. 29, 1966)

 
 
Wesa Weddington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 3, 2021
1. Wesa Weddington Marker
Inscription.  

Granddaughter of Harvey Mitchell, a pioneer settler of Brazos County, Wesa Weddington began teaching Latin and Spanish in 1903 in Bryan public schools. She received a Masters Degree in 1918 from Columbia University and then taught while serving as Principal of Bryan High School from 1920 to 1946. A dedicated teacher who set high standards, she earned love and respect from students, many of whom became leaders in the community.
Recorded - 1983
 
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8701.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 30° 40.371′ N, 96° 19.83′ W. Marker is in Bryan, Texas, in Brazos County. Marker is on Boonville Road (Farm to Market Road 158) 0.1 miles east of Austins Colony Parkway, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located in the center section of the Boonville Heritage Park in the Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2421 Boonville Road, Bryan TX 77802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. The Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Boonville School Play Yard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brazos County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Men of Vision (about 300 feet away); Site of the Town of Boonville (about 300 feet away); Stagecoach Travel (about 300 feet away); Brazos Union Lodge No. 129 (about 300 feet away); The Town Plat (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryan.
 
Wesa Weddington gravestone and marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 3, 2021
2. Wesa Weddington gravestone and marker
The Wesa Weddington marker is in the Boonville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 3, 2021
3. The Wesa Weddington marker is in the Boonville Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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