Details for Guadalupe High School (Atlas Number 5187002299)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5187002299


Marker Number 2299
Atlas Number 5187002299
Marker Title Guadalupe High School
Index Entry Guadalupe High School
City Seguin
County Guadalupe
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 600149
UTM Northing 3271064
Subject Codes educational buildings; educational topics; churches
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 300 block of South Austin Street, Seguin
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Chartered Dec. 3, 1849; the 30 men in corporation each held $1,000 worth of stock. This was first Seguin school financed through public subscription. Plant was in use in 1850. Dr. Joseph E. Parks, nationally known chemist who had moved here from Kentucky, was in charge of the construction, which was mainly of patented parks concrete. This two-story building was used for many years by church groups, for worship services. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962