First United Methodist Church of Georgetown

First United Methodist Church of Georgetown (HM1RM)

Location: Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 37.997', W 97° 40.404'

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Founded in 1849 as Georgetown Mission, organized 1874 but still served then by circuit riders. This church acquired a resident pastor in 1879. Original building was erected in 1881-82 on the Southwestern University campus.The present church structure was built in 1891-93, of native limestone, hand-cut at this site. Physics professor Robert S. Hyer was the supervising architect. The floor plan is modeled after the Greek cross. Bishops A. Frank Smith (1889-1962) and W. Angie Smith (1894-1974), brothers, made decision to enter the ministry in this church. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1974.
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HM NumberHM1RM
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Marker Number9090
Year Placed1974
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:20pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 627132 N 3389711
Decimal Degrees30.63328333, -97.67340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 37.997', W 97° 40.404'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 37' 59.82" N, 97° 40' 24.24" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 TX-29, Georgetown TX 78626, US
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