SEVEN POINTS COLLEGE
SEVEN POINTS COLLEGE. Seven Points College was located at Westminster in northeastern Collin County. J. M. Harder, with the financial support of the people of Seven Points (the original name of Westminster), opened the college in 1888. Five years later Hardin sold the property to I. P. Rosser, who in 1895 sold it to the Collin County Methodist Church. The name was then changed to Westminster College. In 1895 the school was chartered as a four-year college. For the next decade it trained young people for the ministry. In 1902 the college moved to Tehuacana. The Collin County Baptist Association bought the Westminster property and used it as a preparatory school for Baylor University; it was renamed Westminster Institute and then Westminster Baptist Academy. The school was closed in 1916.
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