Near Robert Lee in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created †††††March 13, 1889
Organized †††††April 23, 1889
Named in Honor of
1829 - 1896
Governor of Texas †††††1874-1876
Member of United States Senate
1878 - 1896
County Seat, Hayrick, 1889
Robert Lee, since 1890
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 933.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 31° 54.483′ N, 100° 27.205′ W. Marker is near Robert Lee, Texas, in Coke County. Marker is on State Highway 158 0.1 miles west of Scott Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at roadside picnic area on north side of highway. Marker is in this post office area: Robert Lee TX 76945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cary Allen Gates (approx. 1.4 miles away); Locklin Bartholomew Murray (approx. 1.4 miles away); Henry Davis Pearce (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Lee Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Methodist Church of Robert Lee (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fence-Cutting War (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hayrick Lodge 696, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 2.2 miles away); County Named for Texas Confederate Richard Coke (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Robert Lee.
Also see . . . Coke County. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 5, 2015.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.