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MOUNT PLEASANT, TEXAS (Freestone County). Mount Pleasant is a rural community 1½ miles northeast of Snyder Lake in south central Freestone County.Its school had sixty-two black students enrolled in 1893 and fourteen in 1903. In the 1930s the community had a church, a cemetery, a school, and a number of scattered dwellings, and during the 1960s it consisted of a church, a cemetery, and several dwellings. Only the cemetery and church remained in 1990.


Freestone County Historical Commission, History of Freestone County, Texas (Fairfield, Texas, 1978).

Chris Cravens


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

Chris Cravens, "MOUNT PLEASANT, TX (FREESTONE COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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