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

Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church

 
 
Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
1. Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Erected 1855-1857 for third episcopal mission in Republic of Texas. Established Feb. 6, 1841, by the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, rector from 1841 to 1871, who is buried beneath the sanctuary.

First service held Nov. 1, 1857. Here Rev. Alexander Gregg was elected first bishop of the diocese of Texas on May 6, 1859.

Trinity and her congregation have withstood the perils of epidemics, fire and flood.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11580.)
 
Location. 29° 18.147′ N, 94° 47.5′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on 22nd Street 0.1 miles north of Ball Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eaton Memorial Chapel (here, next to this marker); The Galveston Movement (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue (about 400 feet away); Confederate Mariner: Leon Smith (about 500 feet away); Galveston in the Republic of Texas
Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
2. Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
(about 500 feet away); The Rosenberg Library (about 500 feet away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor James Martin Kirwin (about 600 feet away); Exploration [of Galveston] (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Galveston.
 
Regarding Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church. This church is on the National Register of Historical Places.
 
Also see . . .  The Active Church. (Submitted on August 1, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
3. Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church Sign
Plaque Showing this Building Survived Galveston's 1900 Storm image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
4. Plaque Showing this Building Survived Galveston's 1900 Storm
Eaton Memorial Chapel of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 29, 2012
5. Eaton Memorial Chapel of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
This chapel has its own Historical Marker but today is a part of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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