Hearne Academy
Historically Black College



Sketch from American Baptist Home Mission Society - 1889 Annual Report

HEARNE ACADEMY, HEARNE, TEXAS. Begun in 1881, by colored Baptists of central Texas. Adopted by Society, 1890. Valuation, $4,000. Rev. H. M. Williams, Principal, with two assistants. Enrollment, 123- Secondary schools are the great need of the South, to raise up a better class of students for the college.