Details for Miss Rogers' Music Room (Atlas Number 5293003402)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5293003402

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Marker Number 3402
Atlas Number 5293003402
Marker Title Miss Rogers' Music Room
Index Entry Rogers' Music Room, Miss
Address 609 N. Bonham St.
City Mexia
County Limestone
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738787
UTM Northing 3509062
Subject Codes women, women's history topics; music; educational topics
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 609 N Bonham St., Mexia
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built opposite public school, for Laura T. Rogers, who (1880-1920) taught piano and choral music from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., 6 days a week, 8 months in year. Had 4 pianos used all day; 8 pupils often played in union. Auditorium, with overflow seating in yard, staged recitals and dramas. A church organist-choir director 35 years, Miss Rogers kindled cultural interests in pupils of two generations. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965

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Miss Rogers' Music Room (RTHL)
Miss Rogers' Music Room (RTHL)