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Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Post High School

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Old Post High School Marker
Inscription. Built 1928, incorporating in lower walls native Garza County stones from the town's first (1909) school, erected soon after the founding of city of Post.

This historic preservation occurred under leadership of Supt. John E. Watson, outstanding educator, veteran of World War I service in the heroic Rainbow Division. The Parent-Teachers' Association backed Watson's stand, and bond issue passed in spite of adverse circumstances.

When later growth called for a larger educational complex, to meet community needs, this became Post Junior High School.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3781.)
 
Location. 33° 11.304′ N, 101° 22.986′ W. Marker is in Post, Texas, in Garza County. Marker is on West 8th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 West 8th Street, Post TX 79356, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles W. Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garza County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garza County Courthouse (approx.
Old Post High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Old Post High School Marker
0.2 miles away); C. W. Post Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Sanitarium (approx. mile away); Mason Memorial Building (approx. mile away); Faith Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
 
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Old Post High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Old Post High School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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