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Marathon in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First School House

 
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
1. First School House Marker
Inscription. Oldest school building in Brewster County. Built in 1888. Used for all public meetings and all elections. Restored in 1928 by ladies of Marathon Study Club. Is known as the Club House.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1862.)
 
Location. 30° 12.486′ N, 103° 14.655′ W. Marker is in Marathon, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street and Avenue E, on the right when traveling east on North 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the west side of building. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon TX 79842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Gage Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chambers Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marathon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonel Lewis Given Harman (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Peņa Colorado (Red Rock) (approx. 4.6 miles away); Los Caballos (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. First School House Marker
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
3. First School House Marker
First School House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
4. First School House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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