More Ghost Town and Legends….Texas


GHOST TOWNS AND LEGENDS..TEXAS

PALO PINTO COUNTY

GHOST TOWNS

1…Pickwick…9 miles West of Graford
2…Salesville…on railroad, 8 miles North of Mineral Wells
3…Brad…11 miles North of Strawn
4…Posideon…8 miles North of Gordon
5…Lone Camp…5 miles South of South Palo Pinto
6…Bennetts…on railroad and East county line, 21 miles Southwest of Weather
7…Brazos…on railroad, 5 miles Northeast of Santo
8…Judd…on railroad, at South county line, 5 miles East of Gordon.

LEGENDS

1. M.L.Dalton was a cattle rancher who buried his wealth ($44,000 in gold coins) somewhere on his ranch
which was located near present day Palo Pinto. He was killed in an Indian attack and the family never
found the cache…

PARKER COUNTY

GHOST TOWNS

1…Advance…3 miles South of Poolville
2…Reno…3 miles West Northwest of Azle
3…Veal’s Station…9 miles North of Weatherford on Hwy 51, then 1 mile off the main road.
4…Rock Creek…on railroad and West county line, 4 miles East of Mineral Wells
5…Millsap…on railroad, 13 miles West Southwest of Weatherford
6…Lambert…on railroad, 9 miles West Southwest of Weatherford
7…Earls…on railroad, 5 miles East of Weatherford
8…Anneta…on railroad, 3 1/2 miles West of Aledo
9…Brock…10 miles South Southwest of Weatherford
10..Buckner, on South county line, 15 miles South Southwest of Weatherford

LEGENDS

1…In the area of Skeen’s Peak near Springtown, the outlaw Sam Bass buried a cache of $20 gold coins that was
stolen from the Union Pacific railroad robbery in Big Springs, Nebraska
2…Numerous cache’s are reported buried on the outskirts of Old Weatherford, as it was a stomping grounds for
outlaws and the Spanish crossed through it with gold laden caravans.
3…In the 1930’s a CCC camp was located near the old Curtis Diggings
4…NOTE:…deposits of gold (up to 6 oz per ton) have been found near the ghost town of Brock….

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