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*HISTORICAL MARKER

Shady Grove Cemetery
Wood County,
Texas

Shady Grove
Early Texas settlement. First permanent settler was
Reuben Elledga who came to Texas in 1845. Wood County's
first school established here in 1850. In 1850's a
Methodist denomination organization. Cemetery
established in 1855. At one time Shady Grove had a
gin, church and 8 grade school. Little evidence
remains of a thriving 19th Century farming community,
only descendents of early settlers, cemetery and a
historical marker to tell the story of Shady Grove
Wood County Historical Commission.

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Contributed on 10/12/14

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Record #: 29000

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Submitted: 10/12/14 • Approved: 10/12/14 • Last Updated: 3/26/18 • R29000-G0-S3

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