Santa Anna in Coleman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
To south part of county, 1862, came John Chisum, to raise cattle to be furnished to Confederate troops fighting Civil War. County was organized Oct. 6, 1864. Courts first met at Camp Colorado. Coleman was approved as county seat April 28, 1876.
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 940.)
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° 44.535′ N, 99° 18.426′ W. Marker is in Santa Anna, Texas, in Coleman County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 84 west of County Road 106, on the left when traveling east. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emma Daugherty Banister (approx. 0.6 miles away); John R. Banister (approx. 0.6 miles away); Santa Anna Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thomas T. Perry (approx. ¾ mile away); Stonemason T.T. Perry (approx. ¾ mile away); First Christian Church of Santa Anna (approx. 0.9 miles away); Santa Anna, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); Santa Anna Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Anna.
More about this marker. As noted on the marker’s star medallion, the marker was restored in 1965.
Also see . . . Coleman County. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 9, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.