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Chappell Hill in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Soule University for Boys

 
 
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By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
1. Site of Soule University for Boys Marker
Inscription. Established in 1855 and chartered in 1856 to replace Rutersville and Wesleyan Colleges. Closed during the Civil War and later by yellow fever. Succeeded in 1875 by Southwestern University
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8419.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 8.141′ N, 96° 15.429′ W. Marker is in Chappell Hill, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Farm to Market Road 1155) and U.S. 290, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chappell Hill TX 77426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chappell Hill (a few steps from this marker); Early Texas River Steamers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Blue Bell Creameries (approx. 7.5 miles away); Bassett and Bassett Banking House (approx. 8.6 miles away); County Commissioners Court (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Brenham Maifest (approx. 8.7 miles away); Washington County C. S. A. (approx. 8.7 miles away); Schmid Bros. Building (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
2. Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area
Many of this style marker were erected in 1936 to celebrate the 100th anniversary Texas independence from Mexico
 
Categories. Education
 
Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
3. Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016.
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