Purple Fence Posts Are A Unique Indicator With A Strange Myth Attached

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Have you ever been out in the woods and seen a purple fence post? If you have, you should probably stay away.

These fences are most often found in heavily wooded areas or back-country spots. They signify private property and are considered a visual "No Trespassing" sign.

The purple fence is meant to keep wanderers and hunters off private property, and are actually considered law in a lot of states.

"The reason the Texas legislature did that is they were trying to keep landowners from constantly having to replace signs. In Texas as we know, people like to take target practice at signs so they are having to replace them frequently," said Jonathan Kennedy.


Continue reading to find out which states endorse this law.

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