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Salado College Hill Park

Salado, TX
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Salado
Type: Outdoors
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Salado, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

College Hill sits at the south end of Salado, Texas and has the ruins of the old college that was builtg there in the 1850's when this was a frontier. The college was known as the Athens of Texas and admitted female students which was almost unheard of. It is one of the main reasons Salado was settled as families... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had stopped at the shops next door and walked up the hill to visit the old school ruins. I really enjoyed learning about the school facilities, and it's history. The fall leaves made terrific photos.

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Salado, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This recorded Texas Landmark historic site sits on the grounds where one of the first co-educational colleges in Texas was founded in 1860. The college ruins are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and they represent an institution key to the founding and development of Salado. It is a public park created "in memory of the pioneer men... More 

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