Details for Pritchett Normal Institute (Atlas Number 5459011338)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5459011338


Marker Number 11338
Atlas Number 5459011338
Marker Title Pritchett Normal Institute
Index Entry Pritchett Normal Institute
Address FM 1404 and SH 155
City Gilmer
County Upshur
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 311055
UTM Northing 3615765
Subject Codes roads
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location On SH 155, at intersection W/FM 1404, about 6 mi. SW of Gilmer
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Started as preparatory institute in 1901 by Albert, R. W. and J. P. Maberry, aided by Ben Wiliams and W. W. Sanders. Trained teachers. Also had public school courses, with pupils from far away as Panhandle of Texas. Added a building in 1908. Plant was sold, 1915, to public school system. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967