Coke County Museums

Coke County Museum

Museum Name: Coke County Museum
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 975
Street Address: 101 6th Street
City: Robert Lee
Zip Code: 76945
Area Code: 915
Phone: 453-2713

Fort Chadbourne

Marker Title: Fort Chadbourne
City: Bronte vicinity
Year Marker Erected: 1936
Marker Location: 11.75 north of Bronte on US 277 at entrance to Fort Chadbourne.
Marker Text: Established by the United States Army, October 28, 1852, as a protection to frontier settlers against Indians named in honor of Lieutenant T.L. Chadbourne, killed at Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846, occupied by federal troops, 1852-1867. An important station on the Butterfield overland stage route, 1858 - 1861.


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