Trials leading to Great Hanging at Gainesville begin
On this day in 1862, a vigilante court opened proceedings in the incident that came to be known as the Great Hanging at Gainesville. Forty suspected Unionists were hanged that month, and two others...(Read More)
LINNEY CREEK, TEXAS. Linney Creek was on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad five miles west of Liberty in southwestern Liberty County. The agricultural community was named for Michael Linney, who settled the area in the 1840s. Linney Creek is now within the Dayton city limits.
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