Crockett, Texas: Davy Crockett Spring

Where the King of the Wild Frontier quenched his thirst on his way to defend the Alamo.

David Crockett Spring

100 E. Goliad Ave., Crockett, TX
West edge of town, on the north side of Hwy 21/E. Goliad Ave. just east of the railroad overpass. Look for the small parking lot and flagpoles.
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David Crockett Spring.

Davy Crockett Spring

Davy Crockett and a small detachment of men camped here on their way to defend the Alamo. A historical plaque marks the site where the spring still flows. The fountain does not work. It did 18 years ago, the first time I found it. But not on my latest visit: August 5, 2017.

[Jennifer Prairie Lovett, 09/25/2017]

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