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Historic Plaque, Robert M. Coleman

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Coleman, Texas. It reads: "County Named in 1857 for Robert M. Coleman (1799-1837). 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 Houston at Battle of San Jacinto, 1836. Later fought Indians as a Texas Ranger. (1966)"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Plaque taken from the Old Stacy Bridge, Coleman & McCulloch County

Description: Plaque taken from the Old Stacy Bridge, Coleman County. "Built by Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. Hess and Skinner Agts. Leavenworth Kansas. McCulloch County Judge Harvey Walker, McCulloch County Commissioners Joe Williams, J. J. Armor, J.L. Smith, H. E. McBride, W. S. Dickenson, J. R. Gault, J. P. Sheridan. Coleman County Judge T. J. White, Coleman County Commissioners Jno. R. Havens, S.H. Brown, J. M. Parker, D. T. Chllis. Taken from Old Stacy Bridge 1962."
Date: August 1, 2005