LASR.net Homepage




Menu

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

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

El Camino Real

"The King's Highway;" first blazed in 1691 by Domingo Teran de los Rios, first provincial governor of Texas. Often called "Old San Antonio Road" (OSR), route is virtually that of today's Texas 21

Nacogdoches, TX History

La Calle del Norte

Spanish for "The Street of the North,"

Nacogdoches, TX History


Things to do Museums near Nacogdoches, TX

St. Clair Museum of Gladewater

Mementos and artifacts of city's early days. Open Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 817 N. Main St....

Polk County Museum

Historical items including Early American glassware, Indian artifacts, tools and relics of early settlers, early logging and ...

Shelby County Museum

Shelby County, one of the original counties in the Republic of Texas, is rich in history. The museum, a three-building comple...

Vanishing Texana

Museum in Jacksonville Public Library displays Cherokee County historical items. ...

Historic Upshur Museum

General history museum in 1925-vintage Gilmer Post Office building on courthouse square. Chronological exhibits including Cad...