(originally located one mile west)First medical college in Texas and predecessor of the University of Texas Medical Branch, the school opened in 1865 as a branch of Soule University at Chappell Hill. Although equipment during the first session consisted of one skeleton, one obstetrical dummy, and three anatomy charts, the teaching level was high — equal to that in most medical schools in the United States at the time.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||31N E 166021 N 0|
|Decimal Degrees||29.31143333, -94.77900000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 18.686', W 94° 46.74'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 18' 41.16" N, 94° 46' 44.4" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1005 Harborside Dr, Galveston TX 77550, US|
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