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Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Teacup Mountain

 
 
Teacup Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, May 16, 2012
1. Teacup Mountain Marker
Inscription. Named for its peculiar formation. Probably used as a lookout post by both whites and Indians in pioneer days. Near here occurred the Indian killing of pioneer James Bradberry, Sr., 1872; and the capture of a wanted man by Lt. N.O. Reynolds and four fellow Texas Rangers in 1878.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5213.)
 
Location. 30° 32.596′ N, 99° 40.859′ W. Marker is in Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is on U.S. 377 half a mile north of Sullivan Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction TX 76849, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Beef Trail Crossing (approx. 5.8 miles away); Vicinity of Bradbury Settlement (approx. 7.4 miles away); Isaac Kountz (approx. 7.6 miles away); Campsite of Marques de Rubi, 1767 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Old Bear Creek Texas Ranger Camp (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Teacup Mountain. The lat/long for Teacup Mtn: 30.557494,-99.682689
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Teacup Mountain Marker in context image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, May 16, 2012
2. Teacup Mountain Marker in context
This photo provides a view of the marker in context. Marker is visible on right, next to truck. Teacup Mountain visible on the left through the bushes.
Teacup Mountain, closeup image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, May 16, 2012
3. Teacup Mountain, closeup
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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