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Beautiful building and wonderfully maintained. The docent was welcoming and knowledgeable. Easy to... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
marykH3577VY
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Beautiful Historic Nacogdoches University

We enjoyed a wonderful docent led tour of Nacogdoches University chartered in the Republic of Texas.

Reviewed April 7, 2018
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It is the only original building of a university chartered by the Republic of Texas still standing and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been in continuous use for school purposes except for two years during and after the...more
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building and wonderfully maintained. The docent was welcoming and knowledgeable. Easy to walk to from downtown and should be included in your walking tour of the town. Enjoyable!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marykH3577VY
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful docent led tour of Nacogdoches University chartered in the Republic of Texas.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LCMAN61
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This historic building is not only beautiful and interesting, but it has an informative docent. It is off the beaten path but worth a visit. It includes many historic furnishings and items.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jim S
Reviewed January 16, 2018

It is worth driving to or walking over from the Fredonia Hotel to see this building. It is bordered on the east by Mound Street, which was built along a row of old Indian mounds, only one of which is still intact, in a front...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

It is a small beautiful old building. We were there too early so it was not open yet. We walked around the building, take some pictures and then leaving for the next destination

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Small building but rich history to learn. Upper floor with exhibits. Long stairway up - not wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Don H
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The Docent is so very informative, and shares the delightful history of this building. You will be impressed!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

The Old University building is a great place to see what the college experience was like in the 1800's. Half of the upstairs is a homage to when the building was used as a hospital during the war as well. Really interesting and the docent...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This was the first university chartered by Texas. It's worth a look if you like history. Especially Texas history.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Another great place to visit while you are in Nacogdoches. The two people who were hosting the day were very knowledgeable of all the items on display and the overall history of the building. No charge and lots of information.

Date of experience: March 2017
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