Near Rowena in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Sweet Home School
Erected 1975 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5162.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 31° 35.937′ N, 100° 5.566′ W. Marker is near Rowena, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is on Old Sweet Home School Road (County Road 252) 0.2 miles north of County Road 253, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rowena TX 76875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured Rowena (approx. 4.3 miles away); Oldest Rock Building in City (approx. 4.3 miles away); SPJST Lodge No. 49 (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sons of Hermann Lodge (approx. 4˝ miles away); Miles Methodist Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old Thiele Building (approx. 5.3 miles away); San Clemente Mission (approx. 10.3 miles away); John S. Chisum (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rowena.
More about this marker. On the back side of the marker is a plate the reads as follows:
Former Teachers and Officials of the Sweet Home School
Teachers: Lillian McKinney Miller, Evelyn Glasscock Breeding, Mozelle Faulk Davis, Grace Truman Faulk Price, Frances Fowler Wagner, Mary Fowler Moonen, Meta Straach Meyers, Ethel Brown, Pearl Kimbrell Maass, Estella Gillmore, Ella Gillmore Woodrow, Eda Lisso Janek, La Stelle Matejowsky Bailey, Mittie Clifton Cameron, Easybell Holiday, Marie Laudermilk, Lavonia Carlile, Ruth Golding Lisso, Ada Simmons Chrisman, Henry R. Leach, Cleo Smith Hester, Mary Skaggs Puett
Trustees: John Simecek, W.B. Pruitt, F. Blumentritt, Otto Kriegel, Henry Lisso, A.W. Matejowsky, W.F. Redman, E.P. Kaulfus, Ed Glass, Gus Redman, Alvin Redman, Clarence Matejowsky
County Superintendents: J.J. Bugg, R.E. White, Ernest Caskey, E.C. Grindstaff
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 22, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 19, 2020, by Marja Spearman of Austin, Texas.