Cass County did not develop the free public school system
until 1870. Before 1870 subscription schools were used. Subscription
schools constituted of the local citizens going around the area
to see if enough people were interested in having a school there.
They paid the teachers salary by charging $1.50 a month per student.1851 - Douglassville
1851 - Old Hammond
1851 - Sardis
1853 - Linden Male & Female Academy
Foster, Thomas J.
1854 - Linden - Miss Hammond as teacher
1856 - Douglassville - Miss Sarah Ball of Canada taught in one
room log house.
As published (expect where formatting was web prohibitive)
in Cass County Connections Volume 25 September 1999
Cass County Connections is a quarterly publication put out by
the Cass County Genealogical Society of Cass County, Texas.
Permission granted by Cass County Genealogical Society to Dana
Thomas for publishing on The Cass County, TXGenWeb Project Pages.