Details for Old Bastrop Academy Bell (Atlas Number 5021009149)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021009149


Marker Number 9149
Atlas Number 5021009149
Marker Title Old Bastrop Academy Bell
Index Entry Bastrop Academy Bell, Old
Address 1201 N. Main St.
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 662030
UTM Northing 3331783
Subject Codes educational topics
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1201 N. Main St., Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Cast 1850. Bastrop ladies collected money, and bell was brought here in 1851 by steamer "Water Mockasin." In 1892, no longer used to summon school classes, it was placed in a cupola at the Methodist Church; since 1928, in this campanile. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966