(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.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 720409 N 3623166|
|Decimal Degrees||32.72426667, -102.64811667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 43.456', W 102° 38.887'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 43' 27.36" N, 102° 38' 53.22" W|
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|Area Code(s)||806, 432|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 503 NW 3rd St, Seminole TX 79360, US|
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