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Mrs. Fleming Describes Living Among Indians In San Saba


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 … Continue reading

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If Our Texas Monuments Could Talk


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 … Continue reading

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Comanche’s Fleming Oak Featured In Coffee Table Book


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 … Continue reading

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The Fleming Oak ALL TRIPS


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


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 … Continue reading

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