First Christian Church of Kaufman Historical

First Christian Church of Kaufman Historical (HM1TBD)

Location: Kaufman, TX 75142 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 35.174', W 96° 18.758'

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R.A. Hindman, who started the first newspaper in Kaufman, moved to the area in 1861. With his direction, this congregation was organized the same year. Services were conducted in homes until 1877 when members bought a sanctuary at the corner of Shannon and Houston streets from the Presbyterian church. A two-story residence at 504 S. Houston, acquired in 1956, served as an educational building until fire destroyed it in 1961. Later that year the church began worshiping at this location in remodeled barracks moved from Love Field in Dallas.
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HM NumberHM1TBD
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 752246 N 3608605
Decimal Degrees32.58623333, -96.31263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 35.174', W 96° 18.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 35' 10.44" N, 96° 18' 45.48" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 903, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 502-504 S Houston St, Kaufman TX 75142, US
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