Aranama College

Aranama College (HM2FJG)

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N 28° 39.393', W 97° 23.218'

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Named for 18th century Indian converts of Mission Espiritu Santo de Zuñiga.

A men's college. Founded 1852 by Western Presbytery of Texas. Used buildings of old mission plus funds given by Goliad.

Taught Latin, Greek, geography, surveying, bookkeeping, writing, reading, elementary and higher mathematics, English grammar and orthography.

Closed—like most of Texas' 25 colleges—after the Civil War began (1861) and most students joined the Confederate Army.

Had its buildings wrecked in the great storm of 1886.
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HM NumberHM2FJG
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 657637 N 3170999
Decimal Degrees28.65655000, -97.38696667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 39.393', W 97° 23.218'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 39' 23.58" N, 97° 23' 13.08" W
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