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

Hillsboro Junior College

 
 
Hillsboro Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. Hillsboro Junior College Marker
Inscription.  One of first public junior colleges in Texas. Established 1923, as a part of Hillsboro Public School System. Peak attendance was 410 students during 1939-40. School closed August 31, 1950, after voters defeated maintenance tax proposal twice. Reopened 1962.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2487.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 32° 0.511′ N, 97° 7.486′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on 300 block of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Located between South Pleasant and South Abbott Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Hillsboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Lumpkin House (approx. ¼ mile away); Old G. D. Tarlton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3
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miles away); James L. Harris (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Hillsboro (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillsboro Post Office Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Hillsboro Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. Hillsboro Junior College Marker
Hillsboro Junior College, seen today boarded up image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
3. Hillsboro Junior College, seen today boarded up
Hillsboro Junior College seen along 300 block of Walnut Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
4. Hillsboro Junior College seen along 300 block of Walnut Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 692 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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