King Memorial United Methodist Church

King Memorial United Methodist Church (HM15T6)

Location: Whitney, TX 76692 Hill County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 57.235', W 97° 19.337'

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The organizational meeting for this church was held in 1875 in the Pecan Grove community just west of Whitney. The Reverend I. M. Reeve, a circuit rider, led the congregation in its formation. In 1880, one year after the town of Whitney was founded on the rail line, the fellowship built a sanctuary here and became known as the Whitney Methodist Church. The name King Memorial was chosen in 1901 to honor Captain Newton J. King, an area pioneer and early church member. Over the years, the congregation has provided significant service and leadership to the town.
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HM NumberHM15T6
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Marker Number2947
Year Placed1985
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 658558 N 3536556
Decimal Degrees31.95391667, -97.32228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.235', W 97° 19.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 14.10" N, 97° 19' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-502 N Colorado St, Whitney TX 76692, US
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