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Moscow in Polk County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Moscow Male and Female Academy

 
 
Moscow Male and Female Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, September 6, 2010
1. Moscow Male and Female Academy Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the Moscow and Female Academy. Operated after 1857 under Masonic auspices as the Moscow Masonic Academy until merged in the public school system.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 13953.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 30° 55.069′ N, 94° 49.66′ W. Marker is in Moscow, Texas, in Polk County. Marker is on Loop State Highway 177, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moscow TX 75960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. E.C. Matthews Home (a few steps from this marker); Moscow (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas Statesman William Pettus Hobby (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wesley Hardin (1853-1895) (approx. 3.9 miles away); Town of Corrigan
Moscow Male and Female Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, September 6, 2010
2. Moscow Male and Female Academy Marker
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); Whitehead Home (approx. 11.3 miles away); Greenfield Cemetery (approx. 14.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moscow.
 
Moscow School Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, September 6, 2010
3. Moscow School Park
The school's site is now a park. There are some building ruins in the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022