The Looney School
Boys and girls had separate entrances, separate study halls kept by teacher on a platform. Socials were held once a month.
People there achieved fame later. O. M. Roberts, a teacher, was governor, Supreme Court chief justice. 3 girls married governors. Charles Culberson, later governor and U. S. Senator, was one of many students who made great achievements.
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11326.)
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 32° 43.744′ N, 94° 56.668′ W. Marker was in Gilmer, Texas, in Upshur County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of East Marshall Street (Texas Route 154) and Simpson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 100 West Tyler Street, Gilmer TX 75644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Upshur County, C. S. A. / Emma Sampson Johnson
Also see . . . More about the Looney School in Gilmer. (Submitted on September 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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