PLEASANT GROVE, TX (PANOLA COUNTY)
PLEASANT GROVE, TEXAS (Panola County). Pleasant Grove, a rural community also known as Jaybird, six miles southwest of Carthage on State Highway 315 in southwestern Panola County, was first settled in the 1840s. A school, also known as Jaybird or Pleasant Grove, began operating before 1849. In 1912 the school was classified as a one-year high school but was closed in the 1920s, and the students were probably sent to Bethany. In the mid-1930s Pleasant Grove had a church and a number of houses. After World War II many of the residents moved away, but in the early 1990s a church and a few scattered houses still remained in the area.
Leila B. LaGrone, ed., History of Panola County (Carthage, Texas: Panola County Historical Commission, 1979). Marker Files, Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "PLEASANT GROVE, TX (PANOLA COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrpux), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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