Re: Jesse James' treasue
And who the heck were these guys with? They had a badge on their belt and they all carried side arms. Then when they were digging the big target at the end, they made it a point to show a guy guarding the site with a shotgun.
Also, they found more than 2 silver...
I mentioned this in another post, but ya'll should read Lone Star Navy. You don't know how close we were to not having a TX as we know it.
Some incredible things fell into place and a lot of luck got us here.
Re: Wife Decided - It's Rockport
A couple of places to eat....
Crab'n = just south of town on business 35 about 1/2 south of the hwy 188 intersection. Best Seafood
Los Comales - In town near the intersection of Market St. and Bus. 35. Best Mexican
There are other good places in Fulton.
I'm on a hunting lease in the area and plan on doing a bit of swinging down there. It's 1200 acres or so and I have not found any signs of prior habitation by anything other than cows. There are some corrals and livestock windmills. But not much else in the way of obvious man made structures...
He supposedly amassed a large amount of booty that he buried on the "Blackjacks" - present day Aransas Nat. Wildlife Refuge from what I can gather.
A widow of one of his former men watched him and several men carry the booty in to the oaks, then only Lafitte came out.
Typical of a pirate, eh?
I'm reading a book on the history of Aransas County.
I was unaware of just how much military activity occurred there and the many settlements that existed in the area.
Have any of you hunted for Texas (as a country) stuff, Mexican Army, Civil War stuff etc. in this area.
Heck, Ol' Lafitte...