The Howard County, Texas History Project

Moss Spring

once was one of the two largest springs in the region. For a time the town of Big Spring was called Big Springs. The plural reference might have been to both springs, until they both went "dry" and therefore the singular emphasis.

Click here to see the picture story: http://howardcountyhistory.webs.com/MossSpring%20pics.pdf

A view from the site of Moss Spring, 1997. Salt cedar trees are dominant.