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JACKSONVILLE INSTITUTE. R. E. Hendry conducted the Jacksonville Institute in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas, in the former Jacksonville Collegiate Institute buildings from 1878 to 1881 or 1882. An academy followed for a time, but the property was sold to the public schools in 1885.


Hattie Joplin Roach, A History of Cherokee County (Dallas: Southwest, 1934).

Louise Kelly


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Louise Kelly, "JACKSONVILLE INSTITUTE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.