Southwestern University Main Building. Oldest structure on permanent campus. Planned 1895-97 as chapel, library, classrooms, offices, when the regent (president) was Dr. J. H. McLean (1838-1925); built 1898-1900 under regent R. S. Hyer (1860-1929). From throughout the state came building fund gifts, which even included land from plantation of late Texas president Sam Houston. Neo-Romanesque style. Builders, Flume & Waterston (from British Isles), had worked on State Capitol. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962 #9342

Photo of Black plaque number 21498
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Photo of Black plaque number 21498
QuesterMark on Flickr
Photo of Black plaque number 21498
QuesterMark on Flickr
Photo of Black plaque number 21498
QuesterMark on Flickr
Photo of Black plaque number 21498
QuesterMark on Flickr

1000 E. University, Georgetown, TX
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by Texas Historical Commission #9342 of the Texas Historical Marker series

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