Site of Town of Cuthbert

Site of Town of Cuthbert (HM291V)

Location: Colorado City, TX 79512 Mitchell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 28.946', W 101° 2.024'

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Founded in 1890 by D.T. Bozeman, teacher and merchant, on a Main Wagon Road, 16 miles northwest of Colorado (City).

Town was named for Bozeman's neighbor, T.T. Cuthbertson, first Postmaster was Mrs. Bozeman. A good well by Bozeman's General Store attracted freighters.

First Cuthbert School opened in 1893. First rural telephone line in county was built in 1898 from Bozeman's home to Colorado (City). In 1907, Cuthbert boasted Bozeman's Store, C.W. Womack's General Store, a gin, blacksmith shop, barber shop, church, and school. Post office closed, 1959.
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HM NumberHM291V
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Year Placed1969
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14H E 308898 N 6404266
Decimal Degrees32.48243333, -101.03373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 28.946', W 101° 2.024'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 28' 56.7600" N, 101° 2' 1.4400" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 226, Colorado City TX 79512, US
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