WISDOM TEMPLE, TX
WISDOM TEMPLE, TEXAS. Wisdom Temple was a rural community in extreme eastern Van Zandt County sixteen miles northeast of Canton near the Smith county line. It had a school in 1890, which had an enrollment of seventy-three by 1906 and was consolidated with the Van Independent School District by the 1950s. In 1936 Wisdom Temple had a school, a church, and scattered dwellings, but the population subsequently declined, and in 1981 only scattered dwellings and nearby Dickerson Cemetery remained.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Diana J. Kleiner, "WISDOM TEMPLE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrw67), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.