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The History of Cuthbert

 

Cuthbert Town was 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, G. W. Womack's General Store, A Gin, Blacksmith Shop, Barber Shop, Church and School, Post office closed in 1959. 

 

Other Links for Cuthbert
The Handbook of Texas Online*
Rootsweb's Post Offices and Post Masters
of Mitchell County, Texas 1881-1930*
Ghost Towns (this page has photos)*

 

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Christina Palmer
Texas State Coordinator:
Shirley Cullum
Assistant State Coordinators:
Elaine Martin  &
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