Albany's First Public School

Albany's First Public School (HM1LOT)

Location: Albany, TX 76430 Shackelford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 43.55', W 99° 17.738'

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On this hill stood Albany's first public school, a wooden building, erected 1884. It was replaced, 1909, by a stone structure which was enlarged - to the west, 1923, to the east, 1927, a gymnasium was added on the north, 1928. The school and gymnasium were demolished and this building made from their stones, 1960. The south arch of this gateway, an entrance to the stone building, stands on its original site. The north arch was moved from a position sixty feet north. The arched entrances to the gymnasium were rebuilt in the walls flanking the gateway. The date stone opposite if from the addition of 1923.
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Date Added Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 472298 N 3620932
Decimal Degrees32.72583333, -99.29563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.55', W 99° 17.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 33" N, 99° 17' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Central St, Albany TX 76430, US
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