JULY-DECEMBER 1852

1846 - 1850

1851 - June 1852

Block 18

The Alma Male & Female Institute est. in 1852 on Block 18 on land donated by Mrs. Margaret Hallet.  It opened its doors in May 1853.  The building, a long two story structure facing west, was located one block east of the square.  The frame was rough-hewn timbers, covered by planking hauled from Indianola on ox carts.  The building was a project of L. W. Layton, a local builder, at a cost of about $5,000.00.  

Reference:
*Free State of Lavaca p. 169

705 East 4th St.

Hallettsville, TX  77964

361-798-3243, ext. 200

w0rth1ng1959@gmail.com

No documented buildings and/or businesses on this block during this time period.

Block 18 is located east of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Second St. on the north, Third St. on the south, adjoins Block 22 on the east and Texana St. on the west.   The block is comprised of eight lots each lot 80 varas X 80 varas. 

No documented buildings and/or businesses on this block during this time period.