JERUSALEM, TX (FREESTONE COUNTY)
JERUSALEM, TEXAS (Freestone County). Jerusalem, on the banks of Upper Keechi Creek five miles southeast of Teague in west central Freestone County, had a school for black students by 1891. In 1893 the school had sixty-seven pupils enrolled, but by 1903 it had only seven. The community also had the Jerusalem Church. In the 1930s Jerusalem had a church, a cemetery, and a number of dwellings. The church and the cemetery remained at the site in the late 1980s.
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, "JERUSALEM, TX (FREESTONE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrj25), accessed February 12, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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