Near Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Bear Creek Texas Ranger Camp
(300 yards south)
Ranger protection given from this camp (used until mid-1880s) opened the way for peaceful settlement in Kimble and nearby counties.
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Commitee. (Marker Number 3636.)
Location. 30° 31.274′ N, 99° 49.39′ W. Marker is near Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is on Ranch to Market Road 1674 1.2 miles west of County Route 271, on the right when traveling west. 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 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campsite of Marques de Rubi, 1767 (here, next to this marker); Isaac Kountz (approx. 3.6 miles away); Vicinity of Bradbury Settlement (approx. Teacup Mountain (approx. 8.6 miles away); Telegraph Store and Post Office (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 46 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.