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MOUNT GAINOR, TX
MOUNT GAINOR, TEXAS. Mount Gainor (Mount Gaynor), twenty-one miles northwest of San Marcos, was a school and church community in western Hays County that from 1872 to 1879 was also the site of a post office. In the late nineteenth century the neighborhood was known as an entertainment center; its social gatherings are said to have included ice cream suppers, picnics, dances, and three-day barbecues.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Mary Starr Barkley, A History of Central Texas (Austin: Austin Printing, 1970). Dudley Richard Dobie, A Brief History of Hays County and San Marcos, Texas (San Marcos, 1948).
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