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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
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. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Texas Ranger Motel. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Anna TX 76878, United States of America.
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 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 199 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.