Forney Independent School District Historical

Forney Independent School District Historical (HM1T0W)

Location: Forney, TX 75126 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 44.632', W 96° 28.548'

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Public education began in Forney (then named Brooklyn) about 1868 when a 16' x 16' room was built, serving as both a schoolhouse and Union church. Forney School District No. 9, formed in 1876, was part of a county-wide school system. In 1889 the first structure was replaced by a 2-story wooden school building. In 1899 the Forney Independent School District was formed. An imposing brick and stone building superseded the wooden structure in 1903. The present edifice was erected in 1938 by a WPA grant. Recent activities included the restoration of the 1938 Forney High School building.
HM NumberHM1T0W
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 736511 N 3625711
Decimal Degrees32.74386667, -96.47580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.632', W 96° 28.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 37.92" N, 96° 28' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-299 College St, Forney TX 75126, US
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