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United States of America
Megargel
Texas

Highway 114 / 5th Street

Megargel Bluebird Band Monument

Willis Monument Co.
2003

Megargel /  Megargel Bluebird Band Monument   Megargel /  Megargel Bluebird Band Monument

Description

Granite monument depicting a trumpet player.

Inscription(s)

1927
MEGARGEL
BLUEBIRD
BAND

1st
high
school
band
in
texas

directors:
tom mccarty
1927-31
e.w. (fat) lewis
1931-35
david rose
1935-36
george corse
1936-37
g.o. slaughter
1937-39
wade bailey
1939-41

by 1933,
the
population
of the
megargel
school
district
was 3500,
and the
mhs band
had
75 members.
the 1938
megargel
mustang
band won

1st in state.
mhs band
played on
two radio
stations:
wbap
ft. worth
and
kwft
wichita falls
2003 monument chairman - anita palmer

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 33°27'1" W 98°55'38"

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