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#11541421 - 04/13/16 10:28 PM Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950
Clark3 Offline
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Registered: 01/22/12
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Loc: Lake fork/Fort Worth, TX
http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a286843.pdf



Very interesting read. It's 600 pages and I just got started into it. Basically this group of people wanted to go in and investigate and record the historic sites of the Ray Roberts area BEFORE the lake filled up and record their findings so the my wouldn't be lost for ever.

Could this be the famed windmill as depicted with this diagram?


Some of the communities and where they were located

A lot of cool information in this report

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#11541435 - 04/13/16 10:35 PM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Clark3]
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You don't need to read 600 pages of old data to find the windmill...


http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/10557259/Re:_Ramps_at_Ray_Roberts

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#11541439 - 04/13/16 10:38 PM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Clark3]
Clark3 Offline
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The most interesting find was an Indian camp that was used by Indians up until the 1860's and some of the stuff they found there. They found bones from bass from the 1800's even the Indians had bass fever

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#11541494 - 04/13/16 11:20 PM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Clark3]
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#11541957 - 04/14/16 09:28 AM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Clark3]
007. Offline
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Interesting data. Thanks for posting.
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#11542015 - 04/14/16 09:53 AM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Clark3]
Dbranch3 Offline
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I enjoy reading this kind of stuff!
Thanks

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#11542544 - 04/14/16 01:03 PM Re: Archaeology and history of the Ray Roberts area 1850-1950 [Re: Dbranch3]
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Originally Posted By: Dbranch3
I enjoy reading this kind of stuff!
Thanks
me too....x10.
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