On this day in 1917, McClesky No. 1 came in. This oil well began the boom in Ranger, Texas. By June 1919 twenty-two wells were being drilled in the area and eight refineries were open or under...(Read More)
GOREY, TEXAS. Gorey, twenty-nine miles northwest of Lampasas in northern Lampasas County, had a post office from October 1882 to February 1883. After this office was discontinued, the community received mail through Senterfitt until 1890 and then through Lometa. Gorey was not named on the 1939 county highway map.
Alice J. Rhoades
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