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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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction TX 76849, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Beef Trail Crossing ( approx. 5.8 miles away); Fight of Sheriff’s Posse with Cattle Rustlers ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Colonel John Griffith ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Kimble County Veterans Memorial ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Coke R. Stevenson ( approx. 6.3 miles away); John Sterling Durst ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Burt M. Fleming Memorial ( approx. 6.3 miles away); Major William Addison Spencer ( approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
 
Regarding Teacup Mountain.
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.
The lat/long for Teacup Mtn: 30.557494,-99.682689
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Teacup Mountain, closeup image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, May 16, 2012
3. Teacup Mountain, closeup
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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