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Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Baptist Church of Fort Davis

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
1. First Baptist Church of Fort Davis Marker
Inscription. The Rev. L. R. Millican and the Rev. D. B. Rose established this church in 1896 with six charter members. Services were held on alternate Sundays in churches shared with the Methodist and Presbyterian congregations until 1921 when the Baptists acquired a former skating rink/theater. A more traditional church building was erected in 1942. The congregation sponsored two mission churches and several missionaries in Mexico and is active in community activities. The church has served the area for more than 100 years.
 
Erected 1997 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10476.)
 
Location. 30° 35.299′ N, 103° 53.819′ W. Marker is in Fort Davis, Texas, in Jeff Davis County. Marker is at the intersection of Agave Street and Woodward Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Agave Street. Click for map. Marker is on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Davis TX 79734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jeff Davis County Courthouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jeff Davis County Jail (about 600 feet away); Confederate President Jefferson Davis (about 700 feet away);
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By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. First Baptist Church of Fort Davis Marker
T/SGT. Manuel S. Gonzales (about 700 feet away); Old Fort Davis CSA (about 700 feet away); Jeff Davis County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Limpia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Mercantile (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Davis.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
3. First Baptist Church of Fort Davis
 
 
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