A little bushwacking. A few mosquitos. A few grass burrs. Please put back as you found it. A little bushwacking. A few
Hidden by NativTxn
N 30° 19.545' W 96° 30.721' (WGS84)
Coordinates in Other Systems
Location: United States > Texas
Cache Type: Traditional
Date Hidden: 27 July 2008
Date Created: 07 October 2010
Last Modified: 11 April 2012
Also Listed On: Geocaching.com
From the nearby Historical Marker:
In 1690 the Spanish gave the name "San Francisco" to this 62-mile Brazos River tributary; but on an 1822 map, Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas", marked it "Yegua", Spanish for "mare". Mustang mares and foals then grazed among the Indians on the timbered creek. In 1826, colonist John P. Coles built a mill on the stream. A measure signed in 1837 by Texas President Sam Houston made the Yegua a county boundary. Floods often devastated the area until Lake Somerville harnessed Yegua's waters in 1967. Now a recreation area, the lake and creek benefit crops, wild life, and vacationers.
Please do NOT take any Trackable item if you don't plan to log them out of this cache and in to others. Thanks!
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11 April 2012 NativTxn Cache archived
10 April 2012 NativTxn Comment
07 October 2011 AgNav Found it
16 June 2011 davarle Found it
It was so deserted around here, so I made the quick find, and headed back to the car.
08 January 2011 geohiker Found it