BETHEL, TX (FREESTONE COUNTY)
BETHEL, TEXAS (Freestone County). Bethel is six miles east of U.S. Highway 84 and thirteen miles southeast of Fairfield in southeast Freestone County. Bethel School had thirty-one white pupils in 1891 and thirty-eight in 1903. Little Bethel School had nineteen black pupils in 1891 and thirty-nine in 1899. By the 1930s the community had only three or four scattered dwellings. In the 1960s only one dwelling and a cemetery remained.
Freestone County Historical Commission, History of Freestone County, Texas (Fairfield, Texas, 1978).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Chris Cravens, "BETHEL, TX (FREESTONE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrbag), accessed February 05, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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