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PERCH WELL. Perch Well, a Milam County landmark eighteen miles southwest of Cameron, was the location of early Indian councils. The well supplied water for ranchers before the Civil War and was important as a source of water during the droughts of 1870 and 1917.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"PERCH WELL," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.