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Coleman in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Western Cattle Trail

 
 
Western Cattle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
1. Western Cattle Trail Marker
Inscription. This tablet commemorates the Western Cattle Trail that passed through Coleman in 1867-1895.
 
Erected 1925 by Capt. Wm. Buckner Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 5767.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 31° 49.874′ N, 99° 25.391′ W. Marker is in Coleman, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Live Oak Street and West Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the southwest corner of the grounds of the Coleman County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Coleman TX 76834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Co. B, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division Memorial (here, next to this marker); Original Coleman County Court House (here, next to this marker); County Named in 1857 for Robert M. Coleman (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. J.A.B. Miller Public Library Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Coleman County Jail (within shouting distance
Western Cattle Trail Marker and 36th Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
2. Western Cattle Trail Marker and 36th Division Memorial
of this marker); The Blair House (approx. ľ mile away); Home Town of Texas Confederate Colonel James E. McCord (approx. 1.1 miles away); Camp Colorado C.S.A. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Coleman.
 
More about this marker. The relief of the longhorn on the tablet is titled “Up the Trail”.
 
Also see . . .  Western Trail. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 6, 2016.) 
 
Categories. AnimalsRoads & Vehicles
 
Original County Court House Marker,<br>Western Cattle Trail Marker,<br>and 36th Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
3. Original County Court House Marker,
Western Cattle Trail Marker,
and 36th Division Memorial
Western Cattle Trail Marker is on the right
Western Cattle Trail Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 28, 2016
4. Western Cattle Trail Route Marker
This route marker is located 100 feet east of the D.A.R. marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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