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I Remember The Comanche, Texas Fleming Lake

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I spent quite a bit of time a few years ago visiting with Elaine Bent who is the lovely great-niece of Mart Fleming, of Fleming Oak fame in Comanche, Texas, and these visits have reminded me of some things I...

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Mrs. Fleming Describes Living Among Indians In San Saba

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Anyone who has lived in Comanche for any length of time at all has heard of Uncle Mart Fleming and the Fleming Oak. However, until meeting his great-niece, Elaine Bent, I have to admit that I knew little about the...

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Destination Comanche, Texas? Goodson Insurance Says YES!

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Located at what is truly the crossroads of Texas, thousands of people pass through the small town of Comanche, Texas daily. Whether you are interested in its rich history or just want a quite, country town in which to relax, … Continue reading

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If Our Texas Monuments Could Talk

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Today I am writing about the small town of Comanche, Texas; however, the same is true for every small Texas town on the map, and some that are not. If only our old monuments could talk, what tales they could...

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Stop 9 – Fleming Oak Comanche, Texas

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In 1854, the town of Comanche, Texas did not exist. Instead, this part of the state was referred to as Indian Territory by most people and as The North Leon River Country by state officials. It was in the year of 1854, … Continue reading

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Comanche’s Fleming Oak Featured In Coffee Table Book

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The people of Comanche, Texas were very excited to hear that Austin photographer, Ralph Yznaga, included Comanche’s Fleming Oak in his new coffee table book, Living Witness: Historic Trees of Texas. “In a beautiful tribute to the natural heritage of...

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The Fleming Oak ALL TRIPS

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In 1854, the town of Comanche, Texas did not exist. Instead, this part of the state was referred to as Indian Territory by most people and as The North Leon River Country by state officials. It was in the year … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Saves Fleming From Indians

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In 1854 Comanche County, Texas was still two years away from being organized as a county, and just the name COMANCHE was enough to strike fear into the hearts of even the bravest adventurer. It was here, right through the...

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