Thompson Island Bridge

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Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with his brother that when they went off to fight in the Civil War, they’d return home, no matter what.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Cape St
San Marcos, TX
United States

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GPS:
29.869471519196438, -97.93016391999117
County:
Hays County, Texas
Nearest Towns:
San Marcos, TX (1.2 mi.)
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