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Cowboys & Indians in Flower Mound

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We played Cowboys-and-Indians as kids. Bonanza, Gunsmoke, and The Rifleman were our favorite TV shows. When we went to the movies, it was usually to see John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, or Glenn Ford. Cowboys-and-Indians were our heroes.

Have you ever wondered what Flower Mound was like in the Cowboy & Indian days? It was not quite the Wild West, but we had more than our share of real Cowboys & Indians.

One of the oldest campsites in America was discovered three miles east of Flower Mound– where the Clovis Indians camped 37,000 years ago– according to the 1957 archeologist that excavated the site. Other researchers say the early campground was not that old and that the carbon dating was flawed.

Read the full article by Mark Glover in the Cross Timbers Gazette.