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Site of Graham School

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Site of Graham School Marker
Inscription. Second school in the county. Established in 1904 as Graham Chapel School; named for local settler Newt Graham. A school was built on land given by Joe McMahon. Early trustees: McMahon, J. F. Maxey, and J. I. Wilbourn.

Second building was erected 1915. Upon consolidation with Gossett School in 1930, a brick building was constructed here and named Graham School. It had first gymnasium in the county. It consolidated 1957 with Post School. The building was used as a community center 1959-1963, and was then razed; the present building was erected in 1964.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4805.)
 
Location. 33° 9.061′ N, 101° 28.235′ W. Marker is near Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 1313 west of County Highway 399, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is hidden in shrubs to the right of the entrance to building. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graham Chapel Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kate McCommis (approx. 3 miles away); Pioneer's Well
Site of Graham School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Site of Graham School Marker
Marker is hidden in shrubs.
(approx. 3 miles away); Llano Ranch (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dry-Land Farming (approx. 4.3 miles away); C. W. Post Rain Battles (approx. 5.2 miles away); Twin Chimneys (approx. 5.2 miles away); C. W. Post Home (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
Categories. Education
 
Site of Graham School image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Site of Graham School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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