Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Brenham Normal and Industrial College
By 1913, 130 students were enrolled. Classes from elementary to high school were offered as well as Normal School education, where the students could earn a certification to become schoolteachers. Additional classes included shorthand, typewriting, bookkeeping, commercial law, business arithmetic, correspondence, agriculture, horticulture, mechanics, and girls’ industrial education department with sewing, housekeeping, cooking, laundering,
Erected 2015 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18327.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is January 14, 1879.
Location. 30° 10.515′ N, 96° 23.2′ W. Marker is in Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is on Mt. Olive Street 0.1 miles south of State Highway 105, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1504 Mt Olive St, 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. Giddings-Wilkin House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Giddings Wilkin House Museum 1843 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Masonic Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brenham Fire Department (approx. half a mile away); Mount Rose Missionary Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Camptown Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Site of Pickard High School (approx. half a mile away); Ross-Carroll House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.