L.C. McKamie

L.C. McKamie (HM16Q9)

Location: Abbott, TX 76621 Hill County
Buy Texas State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 31° 53.01', W 97° 4.59'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Born in Moody (McLennan Co.) on October 24, 1900, L.C. (Luke) McKamie earned degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University. L.C. and his wife, Beulah (Boots), came to Abbott in 1926, he as Superintendent and she as a teacher. During his 20 years as Superintendent, Abbott schools attained accreditation and excelled in sports activities. He was instrumental in the building of a gymnasium named McKamie Hall; This beloved building hosted sporting events and other activities from 1936 until it burned in 1998. McKamie also served as Superintendent of Hill County Public Schools and later of Gatesville. When L.C. McKamie died on February 5, 1999, he had served as an educator for more than 50 years. Marker is Property of the State of Texas
HM NumberHM16Q9
Marker Number15690
Year Placed2009
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 681929 N 3529136
Decimal Degrees31.88350000, -97.07650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.01', W 97° 4.59'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 0.60" N, 97° 4' 35.40" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 1st St, Abbott TX 76621, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?