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Walnut Creek Baptist Church

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. Walnut Creek Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in Burdett schoolhouse in 1856 with 10 members. First pastor was the Rev. R.B. Burleson.

Stone for the original structure was quarried locally. Lumber was hauled by ox-wagons from Bastrop.

In early days, building served as schoolhouse.
 
Erected 1969 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15435.)
 
Location. 30° 23.679′ N, 97° 40.858′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from North Lamar Boulevard (State Highway 275) 0.2 miles south of Dillingham Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12200 N Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78753, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waters Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Evangelical Lutheran Church of Dessau (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fiskville (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Old Zimmerman Home (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Gault Homestead (approx. 3.3 miles away); Barr Mansion (approx. 3.6 miles away); Merrilltown Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
More about this marker.
Walnut Creek Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Kevin Surbaugh, January 1, 2004
2. Walnut Creek Baptist Church Marker
Marker is fastened to the back and top of the church sign. It's location can be hard to see as it blends in with the stone sign around it. There is no street signs directing visitors to this marker.
 
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Walnut Creek Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Kevin Surbaugh, January 1, 2004
3. Walnut Creek Baptist Church Marker
Walnut Creek Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
4. Walnut Creek Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on , by D. Kevin Surbaugh of Baldwin City, Kansas. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on , by D. Kevin Surbaugh of Baldwin City, Kansas.   4. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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