“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Blackwell, Texas

Clickable Map of Coke County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Coke County, TX (33) Mitchell County, TX (30) Nolan County, TX (23) Runnels County, TX (53) Sterling County, TX (7) Tom Green County, TX (92)  CokeCounty(33) Coke County (33)  MitchellCounty(30) Mitchell County (30)  NolanCounty(23) Nolan County (23)  RunnelsCounty(53) Runnels County (53)  SterlingCounty(7) Sterling County (7)  TomGreenCounty(92) Tom Green County (92)
Robert Lee is the county seat for Coke County
Blackwell is in Coke County
      Coke County (33)  
      Mitchell County (30)  
      Nolan County (23)  
      Runnels County (53)  
      Sterling County (7)  
      Tom Green County (92)  
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1 Texas, Coke County, Blackwell — 1973 — Fort Chadbourne
Established by the United States Army, October 28, 1852, as a protection to frontier settlers against Indians. Named in honor of Lieutenant T.L. Chadbourne,killed at Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846. Occupied by Federal troops, 1852-1859; . . . Map (db m77861) HM
2 Texas, Coke County, Blackwell — 2637 — Indian Rock Shelters
Throughout this area during the last several centuries, rock ledges gave protection to Lipan, Kickapoo, Comanche, and Kiowa Indians. In one typical shelter archeologists found evidence of 3 periods of occupation, plus numerous intricate petroglyphs . . . Map (db m77615) HM
3 Texas, Coke County, Blackwell — 4983 — Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861(Butterfield Stage)
Passed near this site, providing for the first time combined passenger and mail service between Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. Operating west from St. Louis and Memphis, John Butterfield’s company used 1350 horses and mules and 90 Concord coaches and . . . Map (db m77944) HM
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Jun. 21, 2024