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Texas Normal College

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Denton, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 12' 57.189384", -97° 8' 2.538204"
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     At this site, on the second floor of a hardware store, 70 students enrolled for the first session of Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute, September 16, 1890. The students included 28 Creeks from Indian territory. The city of Denton provided classrooms for the faculty of five under president Joshua C. Chilton, an educator with previous experience and training in Ohio and Indiana. In 1891, the school moved to a building at the present site of North Texas State University. This marker dedicated on 75th Anniversary of the University. (1965)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Texas Normal College Historical Marker Location Map, Denton, Texas