Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Fight of Sheriﬀ’s Posse with Cattle Rustlers
(Site marked on Rust Ranch, 21 Mi. NW)
In following fight, Crane and Jourd Nite were killed while Jim was wounded. Crane and Jourd Nite were buried at the scene of the battle.
Jim Nite recovered and later at his trial March 30, 1897 (held in earlier courthouse on this site) was convicted and sentenced as John Underwood.
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee.
Location. 30° 29.35′ N, 99° 45.952′ W. Marker is in Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and N. 6th Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Kimble County Court House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Main Street, Junction TX 76849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kimble County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Colonel John Griffith Coke R. Stevenson (within shouting distance of this marker); John Sterling Durst (within shouting distance of this marker); Burt M. Fleming Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Addison Spencer (within shouting distance of this marker); Kimble County (within shouting distance of this marker); Kimble County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.