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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chappell Hill in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Chappell Hill

Chappell Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
1. Chappell Hill Marker

Founded 1847. Named for Robert Chappell, an 1841 settler. Early education center, with Chappell Hill Male and Female Institute, 1852, and Soule University, 1850.

Male students marched away to Civil War in 1861. C.S.A. Quartermaster Depot located here.

Many early Texas landmarks in vicinity.
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8319.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 30° 8.137′ N, 96° 15.417′ W. Marker is in Chappell Hill, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 290 and Main Street (Farm to Market Road 1155), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 290. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chappell Hill TX 77426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Soule University for Boys (a few steps from this marker); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chappell Hill Female College Bell
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Chappell Hill College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Rock Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Farmers State Bank and Reinstein Store (approx. half a mile away); Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Lockhart Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chappell Hill.
Chappell Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans
2. Chappell Hill Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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