PLEASANT VALLEY, TX (FISHER COUNTY)
PLEASANT VALLEY, TEXAS (Fisher County). Pleasant Valley is on State Highway 92 six miles east of Rotan in northern Fisher County. A school was opened in the community in 1899. Pupils met in a one-room box house that was also used for church services. A Methodist church was erected near the school in the early 1900s; it was shared by local congregations of Methodists, Baptists, and Nazarenes. In 1924 a Baptist church was erected. By 1926 the school had been enlarged and accommodated three teachers. The schoolhouse burned down around 1937, and a new building was built. In 1940 Pleasant Valley had a school, two churches, and scattered dwellings. The school was consolidated with Rotan's schools in 1946, and by the 1980s the community was no longer listed on state highway maps.
Fisher County Historical Commission, History of Fisher County, Texas (Rotan, Texas: Shelton, 1983).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Lee Ann Owen, "PLEASANT VALLEY, TX (FISHER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvpmq), accessed February 08, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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