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Killeen in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Avenue D School

 
 
Avenue D School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
1. Avenue D School Marker
Inscription. Constructed to replace an earlier brick schoolhouse destroyed by fire, the present Avenue D School was built in 1923. C.J. Leinbach of Dallas designed the three-story building, which features decorative stonework and separate entrances for girls and boys. Funds from the sale of advertising space on the auditorium curtains were used for interior furnishings. All grade levels were housed here until the 1940s when the Junior High School and High School were relocated.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 251.)
 
Location. 31° 7.271′ N, 97° 43.987′ W. Marker is in Killeen, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is at the intersection of North College Street and West Avenue D, on the right when traveling south on North College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 N College St, Killeen TX 76541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Wednesday Review Club (approx. one mile away); Killeen Herald (approx. 1.4 miles away); Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (approx.
Avenue D School image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
2. Avenue D School
2.1 miles away); Maxdale Cemetery (approx. 10.9 miles away); McBryde Cemetery (approx. 11.2 miles away); Tobey Cemetery (approx. 13 miles away); Oakalla (approx. 14.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Killeen.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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