- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
POST OAK, TX (WASHINGTON COUNTY)
POST OAK, TEXAS (Washington County). Post Oak, a northeastern Washington County agricultural community, is located near State Highway 105 between William Penn and Washington. In 1969 black Catholics constructed a mission church, the Christian Life Blessed Virgin Center at Post Oak. Land for the center was given by descendants of black Catholics who came to the area with plantation owner Malcolm Spain in the 1840s. In December 1984 Deacon Bill Meridan began his ministry at the center, which served the Washington County black community served earlier by Sacred Heart Mission near Washington.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:W. O. Dietrich, The Blazing Story of Washington County (Brenham, Texas: Banner Press, 1950; rev. ed., Wichita Falls: Nortex, 1973). Charles F. Schmidt, History of Washington County (San Antonio: Naylor, 1949).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Carole E. Christian, "POST OAK, TX (WASHINGTON COUNTY)," accessed November 17, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrp86.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.