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Baylor University for Boys

  Texas Historical Markers
Independence, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 19' 17.758236", -96° 20' 44.359332"
    Texas State
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    On this site stood one of the early buildings of Baylor University erected for boys in 1851, and torn down in 1934; The institution was incorporated February 1, 1845 under the laws of the ; named for Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor who with Reverend William M. Tryon secured the charter; Henry L. Graves was elected first president January 12, 1846; consolidated with Waco University in 1886 and moved to Waco; Baylor University; The oldest existing educational institution in Texas; continues in unselfish service; Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Baylor University for Boys Historical Marker Location Map, Independence, Texas