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Tuscola in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jim Ned Creek

 
 
Jim Ned Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
1. Jim Ned Creek Marker
Inscription.  Probably named for Jim Ned, Delaware Indian chief. During Republic and early statehood of Texas (about 1840-1860), he was a scout for the Texas Militia on several campaigns against wild Indians in this area.
     Dams near junction of two main forks of creek create Lake Brownwood.
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2756.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNative AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 32° 12.128′ N, 99° 47.909′ W. Marker is in Tuscola, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker is on U.S. 83 0.2 miles south of 1st Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscola TX 79562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Gap Community (approx. 4.4 miles away); Buffalo Gap Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps at Abilene State Park (approx. 5.4 miles away); Buffalo Gap College (approx. 5.7 miles
Jim Ned Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
2. Jim Ned Creek Marker
View to southeast
away); Town of Buffalo Gap (approx. 5.7 miles away); Vicinity of Indian Fight (approx. 5.7 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Ernie Wilson Museum (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscola.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jim Ned Creek. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on October 7, 2014.) 

2. History of Jim Ned. From the Jim Ned Consolidated ISD website. (Submitted on October 7, 2014.) 
 
View to South Along US 83 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
3. View to South Along US 83
Photo taken from bridge over Jim Ned Creek
View to North Along US 83 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
4. View to North Along US 83
Marker is on US 83 as it enters Tuscola from the south
US 83 Bridge Over Jim Ned Creek image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
5. US 83 Bridge Over Jim Ned Creek
Jim Ned Creek East of US 83 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 29, 2014
6. Jim Ned Creek East of US 83
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 593 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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