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Wynnewood, a predominantly black community on the San Jacinto River in western Walker County, developed on a plantation of Erasmus Wynne in 1852. Descendants of slaves brought from Alabama still grew tobacco and cotton in the area in the early 1940s.

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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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Wynnewood is classified as a Town

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