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Ozona in Crockett County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ozona Junior High School

 
 
Ozona Junior High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 25, 2017
1. Ozona Junior High School Marker
Inscription. The first permanent school building in Ozona; constructed of native limestone in 1910-1912, when Ozona was only 21 years old. The heating and ventilating system, never before used in the state when installed here, is still in operation daily.

County school superintendent and judge, C.E. Davidson, was the general foreman of construction. Walter Kyle oversaw stonework.

Building was financed by sale of $75,000 of long-term bonds.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3895.)
 
Location. 30° 42.816′ N, 101° 12.076′ W. Marker is in Ozona, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue E (State Road 163) and 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on Avenue E. Touch for map. Marker is located to the left of the stairs that lead to the southwest entrance of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Avenue E, Ozona TX 76943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Ozona Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ozona's First Water Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crockett County Jail
Ozona Junior High School image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 26, 2018
2. Ozona Junior High School
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Ozona National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ozona Stockman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crockett County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Mozart McVey (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ozona.
 
Regarding Ozona Junior High School. The school building now makes up part of the Ozona High School campus and is known as the "Heritage Building".
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 23, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   2. submitted on May 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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