Baird High School Gym, Football Field, and Wall – Baird TX

City:
Baird, TX

Site Type:
Education and Health, Parks and Recreation, Gymnasiums, Athletic Courts and Fields

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Started:
1935

Completed:
1937

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The Works Progress Administration built the Baird High School gym, football field, and wall in Baird TX.

Source notes

We always were told it was New Deal by my family that lived here since the 1880s. There is a plaque.

The football field has an original stone keystone marked 1937.

https://www.bairdisd.org/392074_4

Site originally submitted by Clay Odom on November 22, 2022.

Location Info


600 West 7th Baird
Baird, TX 79604

Location notes: Approximate location marker

Coordinates: 32.39833, -99.40009

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