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Near 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 30° 32.596′ N, 99° 40.859′ W. Marker was near Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker was on U.S. 377 half a mile north of Sullivan Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Junction TX 76849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Cloud Point (approx. 3.6 miles away); Miller-Browning Colony (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Oliver Pecan (approx. 4˝ miles away); Little Mexico (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Court in Kimble County
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.
(approx. 5.7 miles away); The Killing of Sam Speer (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Beef Trail Crossing (approx. 5.8 miles away); Kimble County (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
 
Regarding Teacup Mountain. The lat/long for Teacup Mtn: 30.557494,-99.682689
 
Teacup Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 17, 2020
3. Teacup Mountain Marker
The marker is now missing. Only the post remains as of May 2020.
Teacup Mountain, closeup image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, May 16, 2012
4. Teacup Mountain, closeup
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 821 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   3. submitted on May 23, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.   4. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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