LEE SPRING, TX
LEE SPRING, TEXAS. Lee Spring (Lee's Spring) was on the Palestine-Tyler road 2½ miles west of Gresham and 1½ miles east of Noonday in southwestern Smith County. The road was the first public thoroughfare planned by the county commissioners' court. The settlement was founded as early as 1892, when residents organized the Lee Spring Baptist Church. In 1936 Lee Spring was the site of a church, a cemetery, a school, and a cluster of dwellings at the intersection of two dirt roads. Lee Spring elementary school had two teachers and sixty-three black students. By 1952 it had been consolidated into the Noonday Independent School District, which by 1969 had been absorbed into the Bullard Independent School District. Maps for 1973 showed a Baptist church, a cemetery, and several dwellings at the site. The following year the Baptist congregation built a new church building.
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