BEAN'S PRAIRIE, TX
BEAN'S PRAIRIE, TEXAS. Bean's Prairie, also known as Bean's Creek, was a rural community on Beans Creek west of Alto in southeastern Cherokee County. Peter Ellis Bean settled there about 1839. At one time Bean's Prairie had a church, a mill, a gin, and a school, but in the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.
Cherokee County History (Jacksonville, Texas: Cherokee County Historical Commission, 1986). Hattie Joplin Roach, A History of Cherokee County (Dallas: Southwest, 1934).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "BEAN'S PRAIRIE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/htb08), accessed July 29, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.