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

E.M. Hardigree Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. E.M. Hardigree Home Marker
Inscription.  Built 1890 by H.D. Shepperd. Sold, 1899 to Martin Dies, Sr. Birthplace of Martin Dies, Jr., famous U.S. Congressman.

Home of colorful early-day ranch couple, G.W. and Alice Garrett Plaster, Mitchell County ranchers for over fifty years.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1314.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 32° 23.375′ N, 100° 51.742′ W. Marker is in Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Hickory Street, on the right when traveling west on East 3rd Street. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado City TX 79512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Saints' Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Preston C. Coleman (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Trails (about 400 feet away); John C. Prude Home
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. E.M. Hardigree Home Marker
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(about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church of Colorado City (about 700 feet away); Majors Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old D.N. Arnett Home (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
E.M. Hardigree Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. E.M. Hardigree Home
All Saints' Church in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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