School – Benjamin TX

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Description

The WPA provided labor for the construction of the Knox County Courthouse and the school in Benjamin, Texas.

The source below says the school was built in 1942, but the WPA plaque on the building says 1935-1937.

Source notes

http://www.texasescapes.com/TOWNS/Benjamin/Benjamin.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 7, 2014.

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Location Info


300 Hays St
Benjamin, TX 79505

Coordinates: 33.58365, -99.78932

2 comments on “School – Benjamin TX

  1. Eveline Evans

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/31206784/benjamin_courthouse_and_others/

    Lubbock Morning Avalanche
    Lubbock, Texas
    01 Aug 1935

  2. Eveline Evans

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/37639113/benjamin_school_1939/

    Clipping that says construction was to begin in 1939. Cornerstone says 1940.

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