Details for Rock School (Atlas Number 5483004319)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5483004319


Marker Number 4319
Atlas Number 5483004319
Marker Title Rock School
Index Entry Rock School
Address FM 592, about 2 mile from SH 152
City Wheeler
County Wheeler
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 399197
UTM Northing 3926433
Subject Codes educational buildings; educational topics
Marker Year 1964
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location From Wheeler take SH 152 9 miles east, turn north on FM 592, continue about 2 miles to private drive onto ranch, head east about .5 miles to school.
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1886, when Indians still raided nearby apple trees. Wheeler County's second school. Of native stone. Site gift of Tom Baley. Other donors: John Brown, Frank Chilton, Mr. Clark, Henry Frye, Bill Miller, J. E. Pior, Fred H. Rathjen, Jenkins Willliams. Teacher was Mrs. Gil Hodges. (1964)