First Methodist Church of Silverton Historical

First Methodist Church of Silverton Historical (HM1VUL)

Location: Silverton, TX 79257 Briscoe County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 28.39', W 101° 18.334'

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Organized as a Sunday school in 1891, the First Methodist Church of Silverton has grown along with the community. The first pastor was the Rev. W.B. Ford, who conducted services here once a month while also serving other communities in the area. Early worship services were held in a grocery store, a one-room schoolhouse, and the courthouse until the first sanctuary was completed in 1902. The sanctuary was replaced in 1929 using some materials from the original building. Additions later were made to house the growing congregation.
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 288253 N 3817033
Decimal Degrees34.47316667, -101.30556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.39', W 101° 18.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 23.4" N, 101° 18' 20.04" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-798 Commerce St, Silverton TX 79257, US
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