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

First Methodist Church of Turkey

 
 
First Methodist Church of Turkey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. First Methodist Church of Turkey Marker
Inscription.  The Rev. J. D. Terry and seven charter members organized the Elizabeth Methodist Episcopal Church, South, on September 8, 1891, at the home of W. M. & Elizabeth Cooper. Worship services were held in homes and in the nearby Wolf Flat Community Schoolhouse until 1907. In that year a frame sanctuary and parsonage were completed. After a 1928 tornado destroyed the church building, the members built a basement structure and worshiped there until 1948, when an above-ground addition was completed. The church continues to serve the community.
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1773.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 8, 1891.
 
Location. 34° 23.578′ N, 100° 53.472′ W. Marker is in Turkey, Texas, in Hall County. Marker is on Main Street west of 8th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Turkey TX 79261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Turkey High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turkey Texas (approx.
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0.2 miles away); 1928 Phillips 66 Service Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Turkey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. half a mile away); Bob Wills (approx. half a mile away); Gasoline Cotton Gin (approx. 7.8 miles away); Resthaven Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Turkey.
 
First Methodist Church of Turkey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. First Methodist Church of Turkey Marker
First Methodist Church of Turkey image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. First Methodist Church of Turkey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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