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

Site of Andrew Female College

 
 
Site of Andrew Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
1. Site of Andrew Female College Marker
Inscription.  
Established and Chartered in 1853
an Influential Early Texas College
for Women Founded by the
Methodist Church
Named for
Bishop James Osgood Andrew
Closed After About 26 Years
of Service

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8425.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 30° 43.629′ N, 95° 33.003′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and University Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 8th Street. The marker is located at the southwest corner of HISD Support and Learning Center next to another Texas State Historical marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1039 8th Street, Huntsville TX 77320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Site of Andrew Female College (here, next to this marker); The Bedias Indians
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Huntsville Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sam Houston Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Death of Sam Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Soldiers Graves (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
The Site of Andrew Female College Marker is the marker on the left of the two markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
2. The Site of Andrew Female College Marker is the marker on the left of the two markers
The view of the Site of Andrew Female College Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
3. The view of the Site of Andrew Female College Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on February 13, 2024, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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