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PRAIRIE POINT, TX (BURNET COUNTY)

PRAIRIE POINT, TEXAS (Burnet County). Prairie Point was four miles east of Bertram in eastern Burnet County, near the Williamson county line. A school, established in 1882, and a Baptist church, organized the following year, shared a building at Prairie Point and served as the primary focus of the community. The school closed in 1921, and area children began attending school in Bertram; the church continued in operation until 1957, at which time the building was sold. The church and a few scattered houses marked the community on county highway maps in the 1940s, but by the 1980s nothing remained.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Darrell Debo, Burnet County History (2 vols., Burnet, Texas: Eakin, 1979).
Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

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Handbook of Texas Online, Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "Prairie Point, TX (Burnet County)," accessed December 10, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrpav.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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