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Near Diboll in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ryan Chapel

 
 
Ryan Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, November 10, 2010
1. Ryan Chapel Marker
Inscription. Founded 1866, after new settler, Rev. Issac Ryan, had Methodist revival in home before occupying it. His brother John was one of 19 charter members. L.H.D. and Sallie Guinn gave 7.5 acres for church and cemetery. First 16 by 20-ft. church had puncheon seats and floor. First pastor, Rev. Henry Wright, was paid in bacon, corn, syrup.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8720.)
 
Location. 31° 13.04′ N, 94° 47.23′ W. Marker is near Diboll, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 2497 west of Farm to Market Road 304, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Diboll TX 75941, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burke School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Burke Methodist Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Thomas Lewis Latane Temple (approx. 2 miles away); Diboll (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Diboll Library (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Methodist Church of Diboll (approx. 2.6 miles away); Emporia (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hoshall (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Diboll.
 
More about this marker.
Ryan Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, November 10, 2010
2. Ryan Chapel
The marker is mounted on the church, beside the entrance.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Ryan Chapel entrance sign image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, November 10, 2010
3. Ryan Chapel entrance sign
 
 
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