W. H. Ford Male & Female College

W. H. Ford Male & Female College (HM2DL4)

Location: Newton, TX 75966 Newton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 50.876', W 93° 45.588'

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Formerly W. H. Ford Male & Female College (1889-1906). Named for Secretary of the Southwest College Company. President Joseph Syler and his wife were the teachers.

High-school level, as were many early Texas "colleges"; founded for the public good, by private donors. After the college closed, this heart pine building was for 2 years part of the Newton schools, then was moved to Courthouse Square.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965
HM NumberHM2DL4
Year Placed1965
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 427349 N 3412996
Decimal Degrees30.84793333, -93.75980000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.876', W 93° 45.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 52.56" N, 93° 45' 35.28" W
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Area Code(s)409
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 309 N Rusk St, Newton TX 75966, US
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