School Addition – Fairfield TX

Description

The Mexia Weekly Herald reported on March 29, 1935 that work on two PWA projects in the town of Fairfield, Texas has begun, including “a new wing for the public school, for which a loan and grant were obtained.”

 

Exact location and current status of the school unknown to the Living New Deal.

Source notes

"Work Starts On Two PWA Projects"; The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, March 29, 1935
http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299395/m1/6/zoom/?q=PWA

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 20, 2014.

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Location Info


Fairfield, TX

Coordinates: 31.7246128, -96.16524809999999

One comment on “School Addition – Fairfield TX

  1. 31.726906, -96.164545 The Freestone Historical Society provided the below link that has a picture of the 1935 school. They informed me the school was torn down to make way for the current Elementary School which is at the coordinates I provided.

    https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1127082/m1/10/zoom/?resolution=2&lat=6018.514386880392&lon=2521.097978713163

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