Sunset, TX Sunset College Fire, Oct 1890

FIRE RECORD

Sunset.

SUNSET Tex., Oct 24. -- The Sunset college building, a private institution owned by Professor J. J. Bryan and A. L. Alexander, burned last night about midnight. All the contents except a small portion of the library, including furniture, apparatus, piano and the furnishings of Masonic hall were burned.  It was caught from the explosion of a lamp. The insurance is only $2800.

Galveston Daily News, Galveston, TX 25 Oct 1890