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WYNNEWOOD, TEXAS. Wynnewood, a predominantly black community on the San Jacinto River in western Walker County, developed on a plantation of Erasmus Wynne in 1852. Descendants of slaves brought from Alabama still grew tobacco and cotton in the area in the early 1940s.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"WYNNEWOOD, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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