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Old Nacogdoches University


category : Museums
Built 1845, modified Grecian structure was first nonsectarian university established during Republic of Texas. On Washington Square, campus of Thomas J. Rusk Middle School, building is museum featuring antique furniture, silver, other relics. Mound and Hughes Sts.


Hours: Hours Open: Tues. - Fri. 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 1 - 4 p.m.
Phone: 936/569-7292

Come visit us in Nacogdoches, Texas

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Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library

Built in 1830 by Nicholas Adolphus Sterne, a prominent merchant and Texas revolution leader, the house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Homes

Millard's Crossing

A reconstructed historic village on 37 acres just north of the city depicts a broad sampling of East Texas architecture from the most simple log cabin to Victorian, all furnished with antiques. (U.S. 59 north)

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Towns

Old Stone Fort

The museum is housed in a 1936 replica, built on a new site, of Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo's stone house. Y'Barbo, founder of Nacogdoches, built the stone house circa 1779 as the formal portal to the Spanish District of Texas. The original site of the house, torn down in 1902

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Forts

La Calle del Norte

Spanish for "The Street of the North,"

Nacogdoches, TX History

Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

Texas' largest azalea garden features more than 6,500

Nacogdoches, TX Gardens

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