Luling in Caldwell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 2014 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17965.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 29° 41.226′ N, 97° 39.29′ W. Marker is in Luling, Texas, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of West Newton Street and Texas Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 West Newton Street, Luling TX 78648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Rafael Rios Park (approx. half a mile away); City of Luling (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Heritage Circle... (approx. half a mile away); Robert "Skip" Rutherford (approx. half a mile away); Emory D. Bellard (approx. half a mile away); William Johnson Cabin (approx. half a mile away); James Raleigh Mackey (approx. half a mile away); Sgt. James M. Logan (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luling.
Also see . . . Rosenwald Schools in Texas. Texas Historical Commission
Rosenwald Schools represent an important chapter in Texas history, reflecting the initiative of African-American communities which sought educational opportunities for their children during the Jim Crow Era, when all public schools in Texas were segregated by law. With financial assistance from the Rosenwald Fund, these communities built modern school facilities, many of which continued to operate as schools into the 1960s. Most Rosenwald buildings were built of wood following standardized plans, and many were demolished after they ceased serving as schools, while a few(Submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.