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UNION, TX (MARION COUNTY)

UNION, TEXAS (Marion County). Union is a rural community a half mile south of State Highway 49 and five miles northeast of Jefferson in eastern Marion County. In 1938 the community had a one-room schoolhouse that accommodated one teacher and forty-six black elementary-school students. The school was consolidated with those of Jefferson by 1955, and in 1962 the community consisted of a church, a cemetery, and several widely scattered dwellings. In 1983 there was a cemetery and a business at the site.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Jack Reed Harvey, Survey and Proposed Reorganization of the Marion County Schools (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940).

Mark Odintz

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Mark Odintz, "UNION, TX (MARION COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hru07), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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