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Stinnett in Hutchinson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Isaac McCormick Cottage

“Birthplace of Hutchinson County”

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
1. Isaac McCormick Cottage Marker
Inscription. Built 1899 with materials hauled at great peril across the Canadian - then without a bridge. Mr. McCormick, his wife, Capitola, and eight children lived in a covered wagon and a tent while they put up their house.

Home became cradle of county government when it was site of first meeting to plan separate organization of Hutchinson County (which previously had been joined to Roberts County for judicial purposes). In 1901 it was one of polling places in first county election.

Moved to town, 1928; donated by Edgar Britain, 1964, for museum.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 35° 49.695′ N, 101° 26.531′ W. Marker is in Stinnett, Texas, in Hutchinson County. Marker is on 5th Street east of North Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stinnett TX 79083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hutchinson County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Battle of Adobe Walls (approx. 4.4 miles away); Plemons Cemetery
Isaac McCormick Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
2. Isaac McCormick Cottage Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); Bents Creek (approx. 6 miles away); Battle of Adobe Walls (approx. 6 miles away); Fritz Thompson Bridge (approx. 6 miles away); Drift Fence (approx. 8.8 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stinnett.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Isaac McCormick Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
3. Isaac McCormick Cottage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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