Buffalo Gap College

Buffalo Gap College (HM1F3Y)

Location: Buffalo Gap, TX 79508 Taylor County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 16.83', W 99° 49.596'

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In Operation 1885-1902; Site Two Blocks West

Founded 1885 by Presbyterian Church. Institution previously operated as a high school. In peak year, over 300 pupils, many from distant places, attended.
?????First president was W.H. White. College had greatest success under J.M. Wagstaff. Presidents later were J.W. Melton, R.W. Benge, E.W. Dorian, J.N. Ellis, John Collier, J.B. Clay, and (again) W.H. White.
?????The two-story, red sandstone building had four classrooms on the first floor, an auditorium on the second, and a belfry. The curriculum included courses in Latin, Greek, Christian evidence, physics, calculus, and music.
HM NumberHM1F3Y
Marker Number560
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 422160 N 3571827
Decimal Degrees32.28050000, -99.82660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 16.83', W 99° 49.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 16' 49.80" N, 99° 49' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 618 West St, Buffalo Gap TX 79508, US
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