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    BEAR CREEK SETTLEMENT, TEXAS

    Texas Ghost Towns
    Kimble County, Texas Hill Country
    FM 2291
    About 4 Miles N of Interstate 10
    NW of Junction

    Population: Unk


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    Photographer’s Note:
    “Almost, but not quite, within sight of Brambletye.” Barclay Gibson



    Historical Marker Text:
    Bear Creek Settlement
    (Begun about a half-mile west of this site)

    Started in 1850s by rancher Raleigh Gentry, who built a 2-room log house and cleared a small farm, but in 1862 sold out to cattlemen Rance Moore. 1860s settlers included Wm. and Lane Gibson, Charlie Jones, John New, A. J. Nixon, Billie Waites. Others came in 1870s after raids by Indians and outlaws were ended.
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    TX - Bear Creek Settlement Historical Marker
    Bear Creek Settlement Historical Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
    TX - Kimble County, Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery and Marker
    Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
    TX - Kimble County, Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
    1870 Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
    TX - Graves in Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery

    Graves in Bear Creek Settlement Cemetery
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, May 2013
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