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Near Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Baylor University for Boys

 
 
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By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
1. Baylor University for Boys Marker
Inscription.  
On this site
stood one of the early buildings
of Baylor University
erected for boys in 1851, and
torn down in 1934
The institution was incorporated
February 1, 1845
under the
laws of the Republic of Texas
named for
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor
who with Reverend William M. Tryon
secured the charter
Henry L. Graves
was elected first president
January 12, 1846
consolidated with Waco University
in 1886 and moved to Waco
Baylor University
The oldest existing educational
institution in Texas continues in
unselfish service
"Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana"

 
Erected 1936. (Marker Number 8301.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 12, 1846.
 
Location. 30° 18.962′ N, 96° 20.762′ W. Marker is near Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is on Sam Houston Road (County Road 69) 0.1 miles east of Farm to Market
Baylor University for Boys Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
2. Baylor University for Boys Marker Area
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Road 50, on the right when traveling west. Marker is 200 feet north of the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tryon Hall (a few steps from this marker); College Well: of Windmill Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Houston Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave Site of R.E.B. Baylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Baylor University (within shouting distance of this marker); Baylor University on Windmill Hill (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
Also see . . .  History of Baylor at Independence. (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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