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Taylor in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. James Church

 
 
St. James Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
1. St. James Church Marker
Inscription. First Episcopal services in Taylor were held 1878 by the Rev. E. Wickens, a missionary. Visitations were also made by the Rt. Rev. Alexander Gregg, first bishop of Texas. Services were in homes and opera house. This church of cypress, oak and pine woods was completed 1893, in traditional cruciform plan.

The organ installed in 1914 is still in use. The structure retains original stained glass windows and interior paneling.
 
Erected 1969 by the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9334.)
 
Location. 30° 34.376′ N, 97° 24.898′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Texas, in Williamson County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 612 Davis St., Taylor TX 76574, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tucker-Smith House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doak Home (about 500 feet away); The Taylor Public Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tenth Street United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church of Taylor (approx. mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Taylor
St. James Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
2. St. James Church and Marker
(approx. mile away); Wedemeyer Hospital Site (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Governor Dan Moody (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Taylor.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Pictures of the 1914 organ. • Can you help?
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