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Near Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hayrick

 
 
Hayrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
1. Hayrick Marker
Inscription.  

Hayrick

First County Seat of
Coke County. 1889–1890

Robert Lee

Then Became the
County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2414.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 57.305′ N, 100° 23.732′ W. Marker is near Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker can be reached from Unnamed Road ¼ mile north of Hayrick Road. Marker is located on the grounds of the Hayrick Cemetery west of the cemetery burial plots; the above directions are to the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery is approximately 4 miles north of State Highway 158. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronte TX 76933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Franklin Byrd (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861 (approx. 4 miles away); Coke County
Hayrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
2. Hayrick Marker
Marker is located next to the cemetery driveway between the entrance and the burial plots
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Cary Allen Gates (approx. 6.1 miles away); Locklin Bartholomew Murray (approx. 6.1 miles away); Henry Davis Pearce (approx. 6.1 miles away); Robert Lee Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
 
Also see . . .  Hayrick, TX. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 4, 2015.) 
 
Entrance to Hayrick Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
3. Entrance to Hayrick Cemetery
Marker is next to the driveway in the background
Hayrick Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
4. Hayrick Cemetery
Marker is located west of the cemetery burial plots
Hayrick Marker and Hayrick Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
5. Hayrick Marker and Hayrick Mountain
Marker and cemetery are located south of Hayrick Mountain
Hayrick Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 1, 2015
6. Hayrick Mountain
View to the west from Hayrick Road
Hayrick Cemetery is located to the left (south) of the mountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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