COMAL UNION SCHOOL
COMAL UNION SCHOOL. On February 13, 1852, the Texas legislature granted the citizens of Comal Town, Comal County, a charter incorporating the German-American Union School, or Comal Union School. The school had six trustees, three German-speaking and three English-speaking. Both languages were taught. In 1864 the school was granted a portion of the taxes received by New Braunfels Academy. The school continued for thirty years, progressing slowly because of competition from the academy, and finally became a New Braunfels ward school. In 1935, after being used as a school for black children for several years, the property was sold by the New Braunfels Independent School District to Mrs. Emma Schneider.
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