Site of the Home of Col. Robert Coleman - Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas
Address: 17 mi. N on FM 969
Directions: on FM 969 (roadside pull-off) 17 mi. northwest of Bastrop
Marker #: 5021009171
Year Dedicated: 1936
Size, type: 36' Centennial - Subject Marker (gray)
Last reported condition: Poor; supplemental marker
Site of the Home of Col. Robert Coleman - (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)
Decimal degrees:  N 30.291638   W -97.399490
Degrees, minutes: N 30 17.498   W 097 23.969
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 653922, Northing 3352186
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