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Higher Education in Jacksonville
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Alexander Collegiate Instititute, Jacksonville, Texas
Alexander Collegiate Institute in Jacksonville

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Jacksonville Baptist College, Jacksonville,  Texas
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Lon Morris College, Jacksonville, Texas
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Jacksonville College, Jacksonville, Texas

Jacksonville College in the 1930s

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In 1881 a public school took over the existing private "Collegiate Institute" and Jacksonville had a full public school system by 1892. Jacksonville College opened in 1899. Much later (1957) a Baptist theological seminary opened its doors. [See Jacksonville, Texas]
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