Baytown in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lee College instituted a college level program in Huntsville at the Texas Department of Corrections in 1966, becoming a pioneer in prison education. The program was designed to reduce recidivism of inmates by offering them educational opportunities, and remains a vital part of the college’s programming. The Lee College honors program
Erected 2011 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16854.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
Location. 29° 43.957′ N, 94° 58.696′ W. Marker is in Baytown, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Lee Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of Rundell Hall on the campus of Lee College. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Lee Drive, Baytown TX 77520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goose Creek Stream (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Washington Carver High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Baytown Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Robert E. Lee High School (approx. half a mile away); K'Nesseth Israel Synagogue (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Bayland Guards (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Naval Works at Goose Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bayland Orphans Home (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baytown.
Also see . . .
1. Lee College - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on March 15, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
2. Lee College. (Submitted on March 15, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.