Texas A&M Corps of Cadets

Texas A&M Corps of Cadets (HM291A)

Location: College Station, TX 77840 Brazos County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 36.749', W 96° 20.263'

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Soon after its opening in 1876, the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (Texas A&M) established the Corps of Cadets to fulfill its mandate to instruct its students (all-male until the early 1960s) in military science. A&M contributed more officers to America's WW II effort than any other institution, including the U.S. Military Academy. Many of the Corps' traditional activities, such as the Aggie Band, Fish Drill Team, and Ross Volunteers, have gained national and international recognition. A&M's elite Corps of Cadets continues to dominate the University's unique public image.
HM NumberHM291A
Year Placed1993
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 755224 N 3389677
Decimal Degrees30.61248333, -96.33771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 36.749', W 96° 20.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 36' 44.94" N, 96° 20' 15.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 539 Coke St, College Station TX 77840, US
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