The History of Bird's Creek in Temple
I grew up playing along the banks of Bird's Creek in Temple. As a boy I never knew why it was called Bird's Creek. I assumed somebody had seen a bird of some sort a long time ago and named it because of that. It turns out that the real reason it's called "Bird's Creek" is a lot bloodier and more exciting. It's strange for me to think that this happened right smack dab in what is now a residential community:
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