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Texas (Coke County), Bronte — Bronte Depot
Built by local stonemason James C. Lammers (1874-1942), this depot was completed in 1911, two years after the first train arrived in Bronte. Built of locally quarried materials, the depot features stone lintels and window sills and a red tile roof. Originally owned by the Kansas City, Mexico, & Orient Railway, the Bronte Depot was sold in 1928 to the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company, which discontinued operations here in 1967. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1989 — Map (db m12236) HM
Texas (Coke County), Bronte — Bronte Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans of all wars who freely and courageously joined in the great world-wide conflicts for the preservation of peace, freedom and democracy — Map (db m18739) HM
Texas (Coke County), Robert Lee — Henry Davis Pearce (June 4, 1845 - December 8, 1911)
Born in Illinois. Came to Texas 1856. Joined Confederate Army in New Orleans, 1861; fought in siege of Vicksburg (1863), in Battle of Mansfield (1864), and at Pleasant Hill, LA., where he was captured. Exchanged at Blair's Landing, he served to end of war. He wrote history of Confederate veterans. Married Sarah Elizabeth Pride. Had eight children. Pioneered and helped organize Runnels County. He moved to Robert Lee, Coke County, in 1906. — Map (db m18741) HM
Texas (Coke County), Robert Lee — Robert Lee Cemetery
Established in 1891, two years after the founding of the city of Robert Lee, developers L. B. Harris and Eugene Cartledge, as president and secretary of the Austin & Northern Land & Cattle Company, on Sept. 29, 1892, sold for $1.00 this 11.7-acre burial ground. Already site of several graves, it was deeded to Hayrick Lodge No. 696, A.F.&A.M., for “sole use as cemetery grounds for the members, relatives, and friends”. Later it was named by the lodge. Buried here are 34 Civil War . . . — Map (db m18740) HM
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