Wisdom Temple

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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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Diana J. Kleiner | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Wisdom Temple is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Wisdom Temple is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.58985750
Longitude: -95.61690510

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated