Details for Home of Bertha Dalton (Atlas Number 5463002526)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5463002526


Marker Number 2526
Atlas Number 5463002526
Marker Title Home of Bertha Dalton
Index Entry Dalton, Bertha
Address 543 N Getty Street
City Uvalde
County Uvalde
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 423229
UTM Northing 3232245
Subject Codes educational topics; houses, residential buildings; women, women's history topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Uvalde, 543 North Getty Street.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1893 by Clara Horner. Bought 1905 by James T. Dalton, a retired sea captain, whose daughter Bertha taught in the Texas schools for 56 years. At age 17 Miss Dalton began her career. She taught longest span, 1906-1954, in Uvalde, where she was high school principal 1917-1951. She also personally gave financial aid to help many students attend college. House formerly had ornate banisters and trim on porch. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968.