Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Main Building
Erected 1970 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8461.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1849.
Location. 30° 42.962′ N, 95° 33.01′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker is on University Avenue near 17th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1741 University Avenue, Huntsville TX 77341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Austin College Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Peabody Library Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presidents Tree (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Law Office (Sam Houston) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Moffette Lea Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woodland, Home of Sam Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steamboat House (approx. ¼ mile away); Josey Boy Scout Lodge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Regarding Old Main Building. Marker is near the corner of 17th Street and University Avenue on the Sam Houston State University campus, facing north. Old Main was destroyed by fire on February 12, 1982.
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Also see . . . Old Main Buildng. (Submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,122 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on June 27, 2013, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 30, 2009, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.