Shiloh

Shiloh was on a bend in Ripley Creek eleven miles northwest of Mount Pleasant in northwestern Titus County. The village reached its peak sometime around the Civil War, when it had a church, a school, and a store. Its residents at that time included a doctor and a dentist. One of the community's schoolteachers was murdered in the late 1860s, and shortly thereafter the community began to decline. By 1900 it had disappeared. In 1964 the only thing left to mark the spot was the Shiloh Cemetery, which contained approximately twenty-five grave markers.

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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Currently Exists

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Place type

Shiloh is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.25667100
    Longitude
    -95.10024500

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Is Incorporated

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