North Prairie School

North Prairie School (HM21SF)

Location: Chilton, TX 76632 Falls County
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N 31° 20.187', W 97° 5.093'

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On June 8, 1896, the citizens of North Prairie petitioned the Falls County Commissioners Court for a community school district, and North Prairie School District No. 65 was created. In 1910 a 2-room school housed two teachers and about 20 students. By 1926 the North Prairie School had grown to include about 30 students with three teachers providing instruction in nine grades. World War II called away many of North Prairie's young people. The community declined in population as did many community schools of the era, and in 1946 the North Prairie School District was consolidated with nearby Chilton schools. The North Prairie schoolhouse was razed within a few years, but remains a significant part of local history.
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HM NumberHM21SF
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 682199 N 3468473
Decimal Degrees31.33645000, -97.08488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 20.187', W 97° 5.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 20' 11.22" N, 97° 5' 5.58" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4605 Golinda Dr, Chilton TX 76632, US
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