Myrtle Springs, off Farm Road 315 twelve miles from Athens in Henderson County, was established in the late 1800s. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a school and a number of houses. After World War II the school closed, and in the early 1990s only a cemetery and a few houses remained.
Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.
Christopher Long | © Texas State Historical Association
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