Shankleville: Shankleville Community

The rural Freedmen’s Community of Shankleville preserves the powerful story of the Shankles, an African American family determined to be self-sustaining after Emancipation. June marks the annual celebration of the Texas Purple Hull Pea Festival.

Shankleville Community

  • 3.5 mi SW of Burkeville, via SH 63 W to FM 1415 South, Shankleville, TX
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