“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Nocona in Montague County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Central Christian Church

Central Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 15, 2018
1. Central Christian Church Marker
Inscription.  This sanctuary was constructed in 1894, six years after Central Christian Church was founded by The Rev. M.F. Smith. Built by craftsmen Roger Brothers and R. Chenowith, the Gothic Revival structure was one of the first of its style to appear in this area of the Texas frontier. Outstanding features of the church building include the steeply-pitched gables, lancet windows, and fine interior woodwork.
Erected 1962 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 789.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Location. 33° 47.411′ N, 97° 43.582′ W. Marker is in Nocona, Texas, in Montague County. Marker is at the intersection of Cooke Street and East Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Cooke Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Cooke St, Nocona TX 76255, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cotton Gin & Grist Millstones (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red River Station / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frontier Montague County Trails & Mail Routes
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Montague Cemetery (approx. 8.4 miles away); Montague Pioneer Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Montague County Courthouse (approx. 8.7 miles away); 1927 Montague County Jail (approx. 8.7 miles away); United Methodist Church of Montague (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nocona.
Also see . . .  Central Christian Church. (Submitted on June 27, 2018.)
Central Christian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 15, 2018
2. Central Christian Church
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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