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The History of Bird's Creek in Temple  

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tracesoftexas
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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:

 

http://www.texasescapes.com/ClayCoppedge/Birds-Creek.htm

 

Fantastic read from the folks at Texas Escapes!

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

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Posted : 13th January 2020 7:55 pm