Legends of Lampasas, part two: cache of silver and early-day expeditions – Lampasas Dispatch Record

  • The Phantom Hill Road Texas Historical Marker is located midway between Lometa and the Colorado River on U.S. Highway 190. JEFF JACKSON | COURTESY PHOTO

    The Phantom Hill Road Texas Historical Marker is located midway between Lometa and the Colorado River on U.S. Highway 190. JEFF JACKSON | COURTESY PHOTO

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a submission on “Legends of Lampasas” by historian Jeff Jackson, who has researched numerous local history topics. The first part ran in the Oct. 19 edition. A story appeared in the Texas Folklore Society’s “Legends of Texas” in 1924, and “Straight Texas” in 1966. The legend was titled “The Great Drought and the Waters at Waco” in the former, and “The…

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