Mansfield voted to build a new building for first- through 11th-grade students in 1924. The brick building was constructed at the corner of East Broad and North Walnut Creek Drive. In 1953, an elementary school was built so grades nine through 11 attended the brick school. When a new high school was built in 1963, the building was used for seventh- and eighth-grade students. The building is currently used for Mansfield ISD administration.
To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, firstname.lastname@example.org or go to mansfieldhistory.org.
Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.
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