Simmons Community Church
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Simmons Community Church by Lynn Sprowl. T
This is so interesting...Considered a Texas Ghost Town with a population of 0. Simmons son and heir to inherited this property died of snake bite. Yikes!!!
Texas Ghost Town
Live Oak County, South Texas
8 Miles SW of Three Rivers (via FM 1545)
14 Miles NW of George West
On the Nueces River
Just S of the Choke Canyon Reservoir
Originally ranch land, bought in 1900 by Dr. C.F. Simmons (Wealthy St. Louis manufacturer of "Liver Regulator"), who also built this all-faiths church, 1908. After Simmon's son and heir died of snake bite, he sold 60,000--acre ranch to 4,200 small farmers and provided buildings for this rural community.
August 2nd, 2019
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