“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dripping Springs, Texas

Clickable Map of Hays County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hays County, TX (143) Blanco County, TX (42) Caldwell County, TX (65) Comal County, TX (111) Guadalupe County, TX (86) Travis County, TX (510)  HaysCounty(143) Hays County (143)  BlancoCounty(42) Blanco County (42)  CaldwellCounty(65) Caldwell County (65)  ComalCounty(111) Comal County (111)  GuadalupeCounty(86) Guadalupe County (86)  TravisCounty(510) Travis County (510)
San Marcos is the county seat for Hays County
Dripping Springs is in Hays County
      Hays County (143)  
      Blanco County (42)  
      Caldwell County (65)  
      Comal County (111)  
      Guadalupe County (86)  
      Travis County (510)  
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1 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10313 — Dr. Joseph M. Pound(1827-1914)
In Mexican War at age 19. Got M.D. at Louisville, Ky. In 1853, settled 2 miles from here. Home was clinic-hospital for young and old, rich and poor of area. As Civil War surgeon, he took Scarlet Fever. Sent home, he got well, joined frontier . . . Map (db m205092) HM
2 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10261 — Dripping Springs Academy
Founded 1881 by W.M. Jordan, noted Baptist preacher. Its stone building was given to Pedernales Baptist Association 1883; then to Public School District, 1889. Second floor was added, 1920. It became property of Rambo Lodge #426 A.F. and A.M., 1952. . . . Map (db m205091) HM
3 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10260 — Dripping Springs United Methodist Church
Methodists in the Dripping Springs area first gathered for worship in the one room log home of Dr. J.M. Pound in 1854. Two prominent 19th-century circuit preachers who served Dripping Springs were the Rev. Andrew J. Potter and the Rev. Orceneth A. . . . Map (db m205180) HM
4 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — Elsner
This family plot is part of two parcels of land donated by Alfred A. Elsner and Rachel (Dement) Elsner. They settled in Dripping Springs in 1905 and raised seven children on their ranch across the road known for the landmark Rock Barn. Thousands of . . . Map (db m205185) HM
5 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10266 — First Baptist Church of Dripping Springs
Organized June 1872 with 12 charter members and the Rev. G.G. Rucker as pastor. Led in forming Pedernales Baptist Association, 1873. Members W.T. Chapman, A.L. Davis and others founded Dripping Springs Academy, 1880. This sanctuary, built 1901, was . . . Map (db m205184) HM
6 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 11982 — Mt. Gainer
Pioneer rancher Joseph P. Gainer, known as Grandpa Gainer, settled 320 acres of land approximately three miles north of this site in 1858. The highest point in the area, located on Gainer's land, was called Mt. Gainer. A small farming and ranching . . . Map (db m205080) HM
7 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10308 — Phillips Cemetery
Early settlers John and Nancy Phillips deeded land at this site to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1880. A small church was built and was dedicated on March 13, 1880. As was customary, members of the community were buried near the church. . . . Map (db m205186) HM
8 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 10300 — The Marshall-Chapman Home
Burrell J. Marshall (1826-1872) built this residence in 1871 by adding rooms of native limestone to an existing frame structure. He used his home briefly as a post office while he was postmaster. When Marshall died in 1872, his widow Martha . . . Map (db m135056) HM
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9 Texas, Hays County, Dripping Springs — 20107 — W.T. Chapman
Born in Georgia, William Thomas Chapman (1835-1917) came to Texas after the Civil War during which he was wounded, incarcerated and released after taking the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. By 1872, he was in the Dripping Springs area. He . . . Map (db m135055) HM
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Mar. 4, 2024