Mount Blanc School

Mount Blanc School (HMJ8H)

Location: Bertram, TX 78605 Burnet County
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N 30° 43.669', W 98° 8.699'

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In 1883, Mount Blanc School organized out of the Oatmeal School System. J. J. McGlothin deeded land for the school site and served with S. H. Campbell and J. T. Chamberlain as the original trustees. Several members of the Chamberlain family taught at Mount Blanc. The schoolhouse was built on Old Burnet Highway and served eight grades. The original building had a classroom on one side and the teacher's living quarters on the other, with a second classroom later added. Besides the scholastic curriculum, Mount Blanc played other schools in volleyball and tennis, and notably participated in a World War II scrap metal drive. The school consolidated with Bertram in 1946, and the schoolhouse was torn down in 1997.
HM NumberHMJ8H
Year Placed2010
Placed ByLeoma Crooks, Carolyn Cross, and Burnet County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 581857 N 3399749
Decimal Degrees30.72781667, -98.14498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 43.669', W 98° 8.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 43' 40.14" N, 98° 8' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5436-5474 Co Rd 330, Bertram TX 78605, US
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