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Marker Title: Lagarto College
Address: off Fm 534, on CR 174
City: Lagarto
County: Live Oak
Year Marker Erected: 1967
Designations: na
Marker Location: 0.2 mile west of FM 534 on CR 174 in Lagarto
Marker Text:

Site of Live Oak County's only college. Opened 1884, with 4 teachers. Promoted locally to further town's growth (population 500). Once-prosperous Lagarto failed after 2 railroad bypasses. School closed, 1895. Two story building was moved and used as a ranch house.

Links of Interest: Lagarto College - Handbook of Texas Online


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