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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cuero in DeWitt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)


Cuero Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, March 12, 2022
1. Cuero Marker

Founded 1873 with arrival of Gulf, Western, Texas and Pacific Railroad. County seat moved here from Clinton, 1876. Population grew after coastal storms of 1875 and 1886 destroyed Indianola and refugees from there made a new start here.

Home of Turkey Trot, begun in 1912. Farming, ranching, oil and gas center.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1125.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 29° 5.316′ N, 97° 16.616′ W. Marker is in Cuero, Texas, in DeWitt County. Marker is on East Broadway Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 E Broadway St, Cuero TX 77954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeWitt County Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leonard Roy Harmon (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas M. Stell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Judge Henry Clay Pleasants (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Charles Goodwin Breeden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillside Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Morgan Steamship Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Cuero (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuero.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 29, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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