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Colorado City in Mitchell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dr. Preston C. Coleman

Physician and Leader

 

— (1853 - 1932) —

 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Dr. Preston C. Coleman Marker
Inscription.  Born in Tennessee. Graduated from University of Louisville (Ky.). Coming in 1883 to Colorado City, rode horseback or by buggy to ranches in 100-mile radius, practicing here rest of his life.

Religion, medicine, and education were his chief concerns. He was a Texas & Pacific Railroad surgeon; 1895-96 President, Texas Medical Association; a Fellow, American College of Surgeons; an Elder in his church; Moderator, 1930, Texas Presbyterian Synod; Trustee 1906-31, Austin College (Sherman); Vice President for Life, West Texas Chamber of Commerce; was called "Father of Texas Tech” University.
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4011.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 32° 23.371′ N, 100° 51.818′ W. Marker is in Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is on 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 3rd Street, Colorado City TX 79512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Dr. Preston C. Coleman Marker
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this marker. Buffalo Trails (within shouting distance of this marker); All Saints' Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Colorado City (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); E.M. Hardigree Home (about 400 feet away); John C. Prude Home (about 400 feet away); Majors Home (about 600 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Texas & Pacific Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
Dr. Preston C. Coleman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Dr. Preston C. Coleman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 110 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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