First Presbyterian Church of Forney Historical

First Presbyterian Church of Forney Historical (HM1T0Y)

Location: Forney, TX 75126 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 43.467', W 96° 26.002'

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This church was created by the merger of two congregations. Before the town of Brooklyn was renamed Forney, the Brooklyn Church of the Presbytery of Bacon of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church was organized in 1872. A second congregation, the Forney Presbyterian Church U.S. (Southern), began in 1883, and built a sanctuary on this site. Following the merger in 1919, the name was changed to First Presbyterian Church of Forney. A new red brick structure was dedicated in October, 1925, and the church continues to be a vital part of the Forney community.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
HM NumberHM1T0Y
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 740540 N 3623653
Decimal Degrees32.72445000, -96.43336667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.467', W 96° 26.002'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 28.02" N, 96° 26' 0.12" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12400 FM1641, Forney TX 75126, US
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