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

Clickable Map of Coleman 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> Coleman County, TX (36) Brown County, TX (30) Callahan County, TX (44) Concho County, TX (14) McCulloch County, TX (21) Runnels County, TX (53) Taylor County, TX (91)  ColemanCounty(36) Coleman County (36)  BrownCounty(30) Brown County (30)  CallahanCounty(44) Callahan County (44)  ConchoCounty(14) Concho County (14)  McCullochCounty(21) McCulloch County (21)  RunnelsCounty(53) Runnels County (53)  TaylorCounty(91) Taylor County (91)
Coleman is the county seat for Coleman County
Coleman is in Coleman County
      Coleman County (36)  
      Brown County (30)  
      Callahan County (44)  
      Concho County (14)  
      McCulloch County (21)  
      Runnels County (53)  
      Taylor County (91)  
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1 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 657 — Camp Colorado C.S.A.
Surrendered as U.S. outpost beginning Civil War. Became part frontier defense line from Red River to Rio Grande. Headquarters first Texas Mounted Rifles 1861 and Texas Frontier Regiment 1863. Manned by troops and Rangers in state and C.S.A. service . . . Map (db m85760) HM
2 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — Co. B, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division Memorial
In Memoriam World War II Company B 142nd Infantry 36th DivisionMap (db m94464) WM
3 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 940 — Coleman County
Formed from Travis and Brown counties. Created February 1, 1858, Organized October 6, 1864. Named in honor of Robert M. Coleman 1799-1837 A signer of the Declaration of Independence A hero of San Jacinto, Organizer of . . . Map (db m91740) HM
4 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 941 — Coleman County Jail
Second county jail. (First was a small 1879 structure on lawn of courthouse.) Erected in 1890, this building is a good example of Victorian jail architecture with some traces of Romanesque Revival. Belting at ground and second floors a notable . . . Map (db m94451) HM
5 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 1090 — County Named in 1857 for Robert M. Coleman(1790 - 1837)
Born in Kentucky. Came to Texas in 1832. Commanded company of volunteers at Siege of Bexar (San Antonio), Dec. 5-10, 1835. Delegate to constitutional convention where he signed Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Sam . . . Map (db m94449) HM
6 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 2523 — Home Town of Texas Confederate Colonel James E. McCord1834 – 1914
(Front Side) South Carolinian. Came to Texas 1853 ▲ Surveyor of lands in this region, including the site of Camp Colorado ▲ Texas Ranger ▲ Prominent secessionist. Member Texas state troops at start of Civil War ▲ . . . Map (db m85761) HM
7 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 3510 — Mrs. J.A.B. Miller Public Library Building
Financed by the Self-Culture Club and other local women’s organizations, this structure was erected in 1909 to provide a meeting place for the groups and to house the city’s library collection. In 1924 when money was no longer available to pay a . . . Map (db m94450) HM
8 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — Original Coleman County Court House
This monument erected as a memorial to the original Coleman County court house and to the pioneers who settled Coleman County.      The monument contains the original corner stone and great bell from the court house erected in 1884.Map (db m94465) HM
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9 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 4381 — Ruins of Camp Colorado
Originally established on the Colorado River by the United States Army as a protection for the frontier against hostile Indians Moved in August, 1856, to this site Abandoned by Federal troops February 26, 1861 The site became . . . Map (db m94553) HM
10 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 425 — The Blair House
A native of Georgia, J.T. Blair (1876-1949) migrated to this area in 1897. He married Carrie Agnes Love, of a pioneer Coleman County family. They had five children. Blair served as foreman of the Overall Ranch, in addition to managing his own ranch . . . Map (db m94452) HM
11 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 5767 — Western Cattle Trail
This tablet commemorates the Western Cattle Trail that passed through Coleman in 1867-1895.Map (db m94463) HM
12 Texas, Coleman County, Coleman — 11814 — White Chapel Cemetery
Coleman County was organized in 1867. The landscape in this area included high grasses, pecan and live oak trees. Deer, turkey, bear and antelope roamed freely. Into this wilderness came such pioneers as John Thomas and Julia Gowens Hamilton, . . . Map (db m94367) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024