Helena, Texas: Black Diamond's Leg

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Karnes County Museum

Address:
8167 N. FM 81, Helena, TX
Directions:
Seven miles northeast of Karnes City on Hwy 80. Turn right (east) onto and FR 81, then turn right at the brown Historical Marker sign onto the museum grounds.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 9 am - 5 pm. Su 1 -5 pm.pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
830-780-3210
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Black Diamond's Leg
Killer elephant Black Diamond's leg, with bullet holes, is on display in the old, small, Helena post office, part of the sprawling Karnes County Museum complex, which is most of the downtown ghost town of Helena. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Black Diamond's Leg

Black Diamond's Leg, with bullet holes in it, is on display in small museum in Helena, Karnes County, Texas.

[nehemiah, 09/24/2006]

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