Hardin-Simmons University is the oldest university in Abilene. It opened its doors the very year electricity came to Abilene, when roadways were more like cattle trails through the brush, and horse-drawn wagons had to travel more than a mile to reach the site north of a burgeoning downtown area.
Things have changed dramatically since the doors of the university first opened in the 19th century. Affectionately referred to as "The Forty Acres," the university has spread to over 220 acres in the last 121 years.
This ghost tour attempts to chronicle the life and times of the former structures where students once lived and learned.
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