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

Nacogdoches University

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
1. Nacogdoches University Marker
Inscription.  A pioneer co-educational institution incorporated by an independent board February 3, 1845. Granted four leagues of land for its support. Opened September, 1845. Eventually absorbed by the public school system.

Marcus A. Montrose, an outstanding early Texas educator, was its first President.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9300.)
 
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 February 3, 1845.
 
Location. 31° 36.414′ N, 94° 39.091′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from North Mound Street. 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); Old Nacogdoches University Building (a few steps from this marker); Old Nacogdoches University (a few steps from this marker); Ancient Mound
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By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
2. Nacogdoches University Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington Square (about 500 feet away); Site of the home of Charles S. Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Diedrich Anton Wilhelm Rulfs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Durst-Taylor House (approx. 0.2 miles 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.) 
 
Old Nacogdoches University Building image. Click for full size.
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 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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