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Site of Old Houston Academy

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Caroline and Rusk, Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 46.620432", -95° 21' 40.521744"
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     Founded 1856. Lost most of its male students to Confederate army in Civil War. In 1864-1865 building was used as an army hospital. Was site in 1867 for the lying-in-state of body of General Albert Sidney Johnston, who had lived near Houston. (A secretary of war, ; veteran of Black Hawk War, Texas Revolution, Mexican War; Gen. Johnston died in 1862 Civil War Battle of Shiloh.) Became Clopper Institute, 1881. In city school system, has been known as Central High and High School before use as school district headquarters.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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