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Bonus was estabished in 1896
William Dunovant is said to have named it for his Bonus Plantation. Dunovant had a Lakeside Sugar Mill and Rice Industry
The Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad reached the site November 11, 1896
A convict camp opened around 1909 or 1910 and many of the convicts worked in the sugar mill.
The post office was disconintued May 31. 1940
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