Details for Old Mason Grammar School (Atlas Number 5319011289)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5319011289


Marker Number 11289
Atlas Number 5319011289
Marker Title Old Mason Grammar School
Index Entry Mason Grammar School, Old
City Mason
County Mason
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 478029
UTM Northing 3401862
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; educational topics
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Post Hill and Schmidt St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Located near Gamel Springs on grounds of Fort Mason (1851-61; 1866-69), the last Federal command of Robert E. Lee prior to Civil War. Constructed in 1887, by August Brockmann, of stone from post buildings, quarried on this hill. Served Mason until 1952, with curriculum including music and German, structure now serves community as a public library, museum, youth center, and civic activities building. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965