First Methodist Church

First Methodist Church (HM1JZJ)

Location: Bronte, TX 76933 Coke County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 53.078', W 100° 17.621'

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This congregation traces its history to the summer of 1890, when a small group of worshipers led by the Rev. J.W. Montgomery gathered under a brush arbor on East Kickapoo Creek to organize a church. Later that year the Rev. G.F. Fair became the pastor of the church, which met in an old schoolhouse. A sanctuary was built in 1907 and served the congregation until it was replaced by a new structure in 1951. Throughout its history this congregation, which became the first United Methodist church in 1968, has been involved in missionary activities.
Marker Number1749
Year Placed1988
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 12th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 377647 N 3528377
Decimal Degrees31.88463333, -100.29368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.078', W 100° 17.621'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 4.6800" N, 100° 17' 37.2600" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 S Washington St, Bronte TX 76933, US
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