Post Oak

Post Oak, a northeastern Washington County agricultural community, is located near State Highway 105 between William Penn and Washington. In 1969 black Catholics constructed a mission church, the Christian Life Blessed Virgin Center at Post Oak. Land for the center was given by descendants of black Catholics who came to the area with plantation owner Malcolm Spain in the 1840s. In December 1984 Deacon Bill Meridan began his ministry at the center, which served the Washington County black community served earlier by Sacred Heart Mission near Washington.

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.

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Place type

Post Oak is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.32408600
    Longitude
    -96.20582100

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