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

Site of Soule University for Boys

 
 
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By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
1. Site of Soule University for Boys Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1855 and chartered in 1856 to replace Rutersville and Wesleyan Colleges. Closed during the Civil War and later by yellow fever. Succeeded in 1875 by Southwestern University
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8419.)
 
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 1855.
 
Location. 30° 8.141′ N, 96° 15.429′ W. Marker is in Chappell Hill, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Farm to Market Road 1155) and U.S. 290, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. 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. Chappell Hill (a few steps from this marker); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Rock Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chappell Hill Female College Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Chappell Hill College
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By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
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(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.
 
More about this marker. Many of this style marker were erected in 1936 to celebrate the 100th anniversary Texas independence from Mexico
 
Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, June 8, 2014
3. Site of Soule University for Boys Marker and surrounding area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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