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Cumby Has A Rough & Ready History As 'Blackjack Grove'

Aug 29, 2019

Historic buildings in Cumby
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Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, relates the history of the Hopkins County town of Cumby, as a "rip roarin'" Wild West cattle town known as "Black Jack Grove."  The town celebrates "Black Jack Grove Day" each year on the second Saturday in May.