Tehuacana goes from college town to ghost town

The Westminster University campus in Tehuacana today.
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Tehuacana is situated at the intersection of State Highway 171 and Farm Road 638, six miles northwest of Mexia, in northeastern Limestone County.
Part of the community is also located in Freestone County.
Named for the Tawakoni Indians - who lived in the area until the late-1840s - the Tewockony Springs Post Office opened in 1847.
The post office was discontinued during the Civil War, but service resumed in 1869.
Tehuacana has a rich history

 

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