1850-59

1850


Austin College opens in Huntsville.

The Bear Bend cabin is built in Montgomery County.

1851


Austin College Building built (1851-52)

1852

1853

Feb. 7
Methodist Church established Andrew Female College (lasts until 1879).

1854

1855


Austin College establishes first law school in Texas.

1856



1857



1858


Steamboat House built.

1859



About the site

The Buildings of Sam Houston State University website documents the physical changes of the SHSU campus in Huntsville from its inception in 1879 through tomorrow. The alumnus-run site details changes to the academic, residential, and historical buildings and other prominent landmarks.