Springlake-Earth School

Springlake-Earth School (HM1YZI)

Location: Earth, TX 79031 Lamb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 15.65', W 102° 21.51'

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(in 202-Square-Mile District)

Opened 1908 as one-room school, Springlake became an independent district in 1924 when Halsell ranch land was sold to settlers and local population increased. Enlarged school opened 1925 in new $30,000 brick structure on site bought from J. F. Kelley. E. C. Martin was superintendent; Otis Brown, M. E. Cleavinger, Earl Hewitt, Arthur Edwards, George Linville, H. M. Packard, W. C. White, trustees.

Band and football squad were organized and school paper begun in 1928. Enrollment, curriculum and school plant continue to expand.

"Earth" was added to the school name in March 1964.
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HM NumberHM1YZI
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 743220 N 3794234
Decimal Degrees34.26083333, -102.35850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.65', W 102° 21.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 39" N, 102° 21' 30.6" 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 FM302, Earth TX 79031, US
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