Angus Schoolhouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 00.424 W 096° 26.108
14S E 742282 N 3544095
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker at the former site of the Angus schoolhouse, on CR SW 0020, just a bit west of I-45, in Angus, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2015 8:44:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNHH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Marker Number: 11600

Marker Text:
The community of Angus began soon after rail lines were completed to this area in 1871. Three years later a public school was started under the direction of Lila Blackburn. The first schoolhouse was a two-room frame building that was moved several times before it was located here. In 1921 it was replaced by the present brick structure which provided space for several grades in each room. The school merged with the Corsicana district (4 mi. N) in 1941 and the schoolhouse later served as a community center. (1981)


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