Details for Dripping Springs Academy (Atlas Number 5209010261)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010261


Marker Number 10261
Atlas Number 5209010261
Marker Title Dripping Springs Academy
Index Entry Dripping Springs Academy
City Dripping Springs
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 587651
UTM Northing 3340401
Subject Codes educational buildings; fraternal organizations; educational topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location on Old Fitzhugo Rd. approx. 1 block north of Mercer St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Founded 1881 by W. M. Jordan, noted Baptist preacher. Its stone building was given to Pedernales Baptist Association 1883; then to public school district, 1889. Second floor was added, 1920. It became property Rambo Lodge #426 A.F. & A.M., 1952. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967