Details for Decatur Baptist College (Atlas Number 5497001197)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5497001197


Marker Number 1197
Atlas Number 5497001197
Marker Title Decatur Baptist College
Index Entry Decatur Baptist College
Address Trinity St.
City Decatur
County Wise
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 631671
UTM Northing 3676881
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; educational topics
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location At south end of Trinity Street, Decatur
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Decatur Baptist College, world's first institution to be planned (in 1898) as a junior college. This hall was built in 1892, for an earlier school.