Tyler in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Tyler Commercial College
In March 1901, a diploma from Tyler Commercial College entitled holders to a teachers certificate. A fire destroyed the building in 1903 and the college moved to the west side of South College Street. The curriculum was expanded to include courses in the secretarial field, railroad courses, and, by 1931, Tyler Commercial College boasted a radio studio. Tyler Commercial
Erected 2012 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17351.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Location. 32° 21.007′ N, 95° 18.106′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on South College Avenue south of West Erwin Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 S College Ave, Tyler TX 75702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tyler Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Richard B. Hubbard (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator Thomas Glover Pollard (within shouting distance of this marker); a different Tyler Commercial College (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Tyler Carnegie Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tyler Civic Theatre Center (about 300 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); City of Tyler (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyler.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. 3. submitted on December 15, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.