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

St. Peter Lutheran Church

 
 
St. Peter Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 9, 2015
1. St. Peter Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. Organized by German Lutherans in September 1896 under a brush arbor at nearby Lange’s Mill, this church has been part of Gillespie County history for over 100 years. A frame church building erected in 1898 was replaced by this Gothic Revival structure in 1912-1913. Built by church members using native limestone, the building features a central projecting bell tower and pressed metal steeple with cross, stone quoins, and arched Gothic windows.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10108.)
 
Location. 30° 26.692′ N, 99° 7.818′ W. Marker is in Doss, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ranch to Market Road 783 and Ranch to Market Road 648, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14238 S. Ranch Road 783, Doss TX 78618, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Squaw Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lange's Mill (approx. 2.2 miles away); John O. Meusebach (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Marschall - Meusebach Cemetery
Front Elevation of St. Peter Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 9, 2015
2. Front Elevation of St. Peter Lutheran Church
Marker is mounted at the southwest corner of the building
(approx. 8.3 miles away); Diedrich Rode Complex (approx. 9 miles away); Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 9.1 miles away); Old Cherry Spring School (approx. 9.3 miles away); Bethel M.E. Church (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doss.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
St. Peter Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 9, 2015
3. St. Peter Lutheran Church
View to east from intersection
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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