Dan Cobb

Dan Cobb (HM15QF)

Location: Seminole, TX 79360 Gaines County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 43.456', W 102° 38.887'

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(Dec. 2, 1868 - May 16, 1937)

A native of Tennessee, Dan Cobb designed and constructed the first Gaines County Courthouse in 1906. He also built the second courthouse in 1922, as well as a First Baptist Church sanctuary, a schoolhouse and other significant early structures of the area. He and his wife Aurelia (Metcalf) (1869-1953) built a home at this site in 1906 for their family of 6 children. A charter member of the First Baptist Church and the Seminole School Board, Cobb had a federal mail contract for a 3-county area. His pioneer efforts and leadership were vital to the early growth of Gaines County.
HM NumberHM15QF
Marker Number1161
Year Placed1982
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 720409 N 3623166
Decimal Degrees32.72426667, -102.64811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.456', W 102° 38.887'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 27.36" N, 102° 38' 53.22" W
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Area Code(s)806, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 503 NW 3rd St, Seminole TX 79360, US
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