Old Pakan School Historical

Old Pakan School Historical (HM1W7G)

Location: Shamrock, TX 79079 Wheeler County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 17.061', W 100° 25.912'

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Named for Sam Pakan, Sr., (1875-1929), Slovak emigrant. Success in Chicago enabled him to buy land here, 1904. Ten other Slovak families joined him and pooled funds to build first school, 1907. Some old settlers remaining include Linkeys, Mertels, Pakans, Macinas, Hrnciars, Smith and Cadras.
HM NumberHM1W7G
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 5:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 369788 N 3905517
Decimal Degrees35.28435000, -100.43186667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 17.061', W 100° 25.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 17' 3.66" N, 100° 25' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM453, Shamrock TX 79079, US
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