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West Texas Reviewer: This Geocache is being archived as the Cache Owner (CO) has not been active for over 1 year. This in all likelihood also precludes any possibility of adoption.

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Historical Marker #4

A cache by toysrus77 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/19/2013
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The last in a 4 series historical marker cache.


Founded 1870 by Odd Fellows Lodge. Housed in a 2-story frame building. Taught drawing, English, French, German, Greek, Latin, music, philosophy, geometry, trigonometry, science, surveying, penmanship. Had primary to young adult students, attracted here from an 80-mile area. Records do not show planned orphanage ever operated. Funds came chiefly from tuition fees. During 5-year career, school taught future Texas leaders. The building was sold (1875) to W.W. and B.L. James and Mrs. V.D. Eaton, for Bryan Academy. It housed St. Joseph's Church 1876 to 1903

Congrats to aclanman and grn beret2b for FTF!!!

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