Winters in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Robert Cooke, M.D.
Attended Waco College (now Baylor University); medical school in Kentucky, received degree, 1886.
Began practice, Kentuckytown. Moved to Winters area in 1889. Became town’s first doctor; and deacon in first church and later pastor. Married 1886, Sallie Mitchell. Had five children.
Beloved by all as a physician and Baptist preacher.
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4291.)
Location. 31° 57.966′ N, 99° 57.857′ W. Marker is in Winters, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. Main Street (U.S. 83) and W. College Street. Marker is located in the southwest corner of North View Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winters TX 79567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Cotton Oil Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters Brass Band (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winters FFA Chapter Winters Korean Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blue Gap Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Winters (approx. half a mile away); Winters Public Library (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winters State Bank (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winters.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.