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Site of the Home of Col. Robert Coleman

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17 mi. N on FM 969, Bastrop, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 17' 29.8968", -97° 23' 58.2"
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    (1799-1837) Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence; aide-de-camp to Gen. Houston at San Jacinto; commander of a regiment of Rangers 1836-37. Here is widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Coleman and son, Alvert V. Coleman were killed by Indians and Thomas Coleman, aged five was captured February 18, 1839. Supplemental plate: Robert M. Coleman was the first President (title given by Mexican government) of Municipality of Mina, 1834; commandant, Fort Coleman, built 1836 for protection against Indians. A county on frontier was named for him in 1858. His homesite was about 1/2 mile to the south. (1968)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Site of the Home of Col. Robert Coleman Historical Marker Location Map, Bastrop, Texas