Details for Byers High School (Atlas Number 5077000591)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5077000591


Marker Number 591
Atlas Number 5077000591
Marker Title Byers High School
Index Entry Byers High School
City Byers
County Clay
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes educational topics
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location At intersection of North and Washington streets, inside school building
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Land given to found school (first in north Clay County) by A. W. and G. W. Byers. First superintendent Edgar Haney, later legislator, promoted first independent school district laws. Rufus Rush, first graduate, later taught President Lyndon B. Johnson. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967.