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Near Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Baptist Church

 
 
Old Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
1. Old Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1839. Here Sam Houston was converted and baptised in Rocky Creek in 1854. The present building was erected in 1872
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8417.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 19.168′ N, 96° 20.825′ W. Marker is near Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of La Bahia Trail East (Farm to Market Road 390) and Farm to Market Road 50, on the right when traveling west on La Bahia Trail East. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10405 FM 50, Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Houston-Lea Family Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Moffette Lea Houston (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Built in 1845 by General Jerome B. Robertson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Baptist Church
Old Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, March 18, 2014
2. Old Baptist Church
(approx. ¼ mile away); General Sam Houston (approx. ¼ mile away); Baylor University for Boys (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (approx. ¼ mile away); Baylor University on Windmill Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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