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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First School

1853

 
 
Tarrant Country Historical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 20, 2010
1. Tarrant Country Historical Society Marker
Inscription.
Site of the first school established
by John Peter Smith

Classes held in
abandoned Fort Hospital
in this block

 
Erected by Tarrant County Historical Society.
 
Location. 32° 45.48′ N, 97° 20.08′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker can be reached from North Houston Street (Business U.S. 287) near West Belknap Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This little marker is almost lost within the ground cover just to the right of the steps to the Tarrant County Courthouse parking garage and next to the Trinity Trails Path. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tarrant County Criminal Courts Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Masonic Hall in Fort Worth (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Worth (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of Camp Worth (within shouting distance of this marker); Leonard Brothers Department Store (about 400 feet away, measured
First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark, May 31, 2010
2. First School Marker
This view is to the west.
in a direct line); 1784 Tarrant County 1815 (about 600 feet away); Founding Fort Worth (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Stage Leaves From Here" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   2. submitted on October 18, 2013, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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