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Old Post High School

Old Post High School. Built 1928, incorporating in lower walls native Garza County stones from the town's first (1909) school, erected soon after the founding of city of Post. This historic preservation occurred under leadership of Supt. John E. Watson, outstanding educator, veteran of World War I service in the heroic Rainbow Division. The Parent-Teachers' Association backed Watson's stand, and bond issue passed in spite of adverse circumstances. When later growth called for a larger educational complex, to meet community needs, this became Post Junior High School. Historical Marker text, 1968.

Marker Location:  Corner of FM 669 and US 380, Post


Upper left:  Old Post High School built 1928

Upper right:  Post High School 1909

Lower left: Post High School 1909 with annex building, 1920s


33° 11' 27.348" N, 101° 22' 41.484" W