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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Nacogdoches University

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
1. Old Nacogdoches University Marker
Inscription.  Chartered by the Republic of Texas in 1845 to fulfill settlers' ideals for higher education. Financed by public subscriptions. Housed first in military quarters, erected this modified Grecian structure 1858. Occupied by troops in Civil War, it was used by schools until 1930s. Restored in 1960s by friends in Nacogdoches.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15163.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 31° 36.421′ N, 94° 39.081′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is on North Mound Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 North Mound Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Square (a few steps from this marker); Nacogdoches University (a few steps from this marker); Old Nacogdoches University Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ancient Mound (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
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By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
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line); a different marker also named Washington Square (about 600 feet away); Site of the home of Charles S. Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Diedrich Anton Wilhelm Rulfs (approx. ¼ mile away); Durst-Taylor House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .  Nacogdoches University - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
3. Old Nacogdoches University Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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