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By Glenn D. Davis

the 1st land-grant collage in Texas�called the rural and Mechanical College�was predominantly an army tuition, in-built 1876 in a then-remote zone of crucial Texas. Like different advancements, the institute was once end result of the the increasing railroad, so a station named �College� was once erected to provider the recent institution. Drawing newbies to the world, town of faculty Station was once integrated in 1938, and its measurement quickly rivaled that of neighboring Bryan�the Brazos County seat. the school Station region bargains a shockingly different mixture of points of interest, together with the George Bush Presidential Library, the Texas Motor Speedway, and Kyle box. over the past century, the varsity has grown from a couple of hundred scholars right into a significant college with greater than 49,000 scholars, making Texas A&M the seventh-largest college within the kingdom. this present day collage Station is domestic to a couple 100,000 people.

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