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

Chappell Hill

 
 
Chappell Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
1. Chappell Hill Marker
Inscription. Founded 1847. Named for Robert Chappell, an 1841 settler. Early education center, with Chappell Hill Male and Female Institute, 1852, and Soule University, 1850.

Male students marched away to Civil War in 1861. C.S.A. Quartermaster Depot located here.

Many early Texas landmarks in vicinity.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Comittee. (Marker Number 8319.)
 
Location. 30° 8.137′ N, 96° 15.417′ W. Marker is in Chappell Hill, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 290 and Main Street (Farm to Market Road 1155), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 290. 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. Site of Soule University for Boys (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
Chappell Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. Chappell Hill Marker
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Washington County C. S. A. (approx. 8.7 miles away); Schmid Bros. Building (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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