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By Bill Royal, November 7, 2009
Site of McLaurin Massacre (Last Indian Raid in Frio Canyon) Marker
SHOWN IN SOURCE-SPECIFIED ORDER
|On Ranch Road 336 north of McClure Crossing, on the right when traveling north. |
|On April 19, 1881, Catherine "Kate" Ringer McLaurin (Sometimes McLauren) was with her three small children and 14-year old Allen Lease in the garden when a band of Lipan Apaches started to plunder her home. Lease, thinking there were pigs in the . . . — — Map (db m111361) HM|
|On 6th Street (Ranch to Market Road 337E) at School Street, on the right when traveling east on 6th Street. |
Originally known as the Floral Cemetery and serving an earlier community by that name, this cemetery dates to at least 1881. Land for the graveyard was sold by John and Nancy Leakey for one dollar and a cemetery plot.
The oldest documented . . . — — Map (db m111323) HM|