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

Site of Town of Cuthbert

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Site of Town of Cuthbert Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1890 by D.T. Bozeman, teacher and merchant, on a Main Wagon Road, 16 miles northwest of Colorado (City).

Town was named for Bozeman's neighbor, T.T. Cuthbertson, first Postmaster was Mrs. Bozeman. A good well by Bozeman's General Store attracted freighters.

First Cuthbert School opened in 1893. First rural telephone line in county was built in 1898 from Bozeman's home to Colorado (City). In 1907, Cuthbert boasted Bozeman's Store, C.W. Womack's General Store, a gin, blacksmith shop, barber shop, church, and school. Post office closed, 1959.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4906.)
 
Location. 32° 28.946′ N, 101° 2.024′ W. Marker is near Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1229 and County Highway 220, on the right when traveling south on Highway 1229. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado City TX 79512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleman Ranch Field Discovery Well (approx. 1.6 miles away); Handley Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Campsite of the Marcy Expedition
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Site of Town of Cuthbert Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Ira (approx. 7.1 miles away); J. J. Moore No. 1 Oil Well (approx. 7.1 miles away); We Will Remember (approx. 9 miles away); Site of First Westbrook School and Church (approx. 9 miles away); Discovery Well of the Permian Basin (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Site of Town of Cuthbert
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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