Lower South Grape Creek School

Lower South Grape Creek School (HMJ8O)

Location: Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Gillespie County
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N 30° 13.402', W 98° 43.684'

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Area settlers built a log schoolhouse 1.5 miles south of here in 1871 along South Grape Creek. It was part of Luckenbach School Precinct No. 3 until 1889, when it was renamed Lower South Grape Creek and began to serve as District No. 21. The log schoolhouse was replaced with this structure in 1901. It is typical of early 1900s rural school buildings found in Texas' Hill Country. The stuccoed limestone building features an open plan and bell tower with a pyramidal roof, the school closed in 1960 and merged with the Fredericksburg School District.Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
HM NumberHMJ8O
Marker Number10073
Year Placed1994
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 526168 N 3343567
Decimal Degrees30.22336667, -98.72806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 13.402', W 98° 43.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 13' 24.12" N, 98° 43' 41.04" W
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Area Code(s)830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10273 E Us Highway 290, Fredericksburg TX 78624, US
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