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

Church Square

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. Church Square Marker
Inscription. This block of the inner town of Gonzales was set aside in original plans of surveyor James Kerr for religious uses. Kerr's plans were approved by Don Rafael Gonzales the Provisional Governor of Coahuila and Texas. This block is still used for churches.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 853.)
 
Location. 29° 30.08′ N, 97° 27.076′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is on St. Paul Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 St. Paul Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Gonzales (within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzales County Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gonzales Courthouse (about 400 feet away); The Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Military Plaza (about 400 feet away); James W. Robinson (about 400 feet away); Central Square (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
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Church Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
2. Church Square Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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