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HOME PLACE, TEXAS. Home Place, possibly located on lower Escondido Creek in Karnes County, had a post office from November 1858 to January 1860 with Christopher M. Barclay as postmaster. It may have been a predecessor to Daileyville (1870–87).
Robert H. Thonhoff, History of Karnes County (M.A. thesis, Southwest Texas State College, 1963).
Robert H. Thonhoff
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