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

Church of St. John Baptist

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
1. Church of St. John Baptist Marker
Inscription. Oldest church continuously in use (in earliest Episcopal parish) in the Texas Panhandle. The first services were held by the Rev. Mr. Townsend of Dallas Diocese in the J. B. McClelland Ranch house, Nov. 1877. On site given 1891 by Isaac W. Carhart, building was erected in 1893. A donor, Mrs. Elizabeth Goff of Philadelphia, chose the name. The church was consecrated April 24, 1893, by Bishop A. C. Garrett. First Vicar: the Rev. W. D. Sartwell, 1890-93.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 854.)
 
Location. 34° 56.299′ N, 100° 53.497′ W. Marker is in Clarendon, Texas, in Donley County. Marker is at the intersection of West Third Street and South Parks Street, on the right when traveling east on West Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South Parks Street, Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stockton P. Donley (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Funeral Business in Clarendon (about 600 feet away); Donley County Courthouse (about 600 feet
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By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
2. Church of St. John Baptist Marker
away); First United Methodist Church of Clarendon (about 700 feet away); S. W. Lowe House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Clarendon News (approx. mile away); St. Stephen's Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarendon.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Church of St. John Baptist image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
3. Church of St. John Baptist
 
 
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