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

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

 
 
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
1. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Congregation traces its history to 1849, when area Presbyterians formally organized and began holding worship services in private homes. From 1852 to 1880, services were held in the Chapel Hill College building at this site. The congregation has since met here in its own church structure, known for a period as the "Union Church" because Baptists also worshiped there. A declining population led the Presbyterians to deactivate in 1925, but in 1950 they reorganized and resumed worshiping at their historic locale.
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7846.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 33° 2.048′ N, 94° 43.566′ W. Marker is in Daingerfield, Texas, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadnax Street (U.S. 259) and Taylor Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadnax Street. Located in front of Cumberland First Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 509 Taylor Street, Daingerfield TX 75638, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Chapel Hill College (here, next to this marker); Veteran of the American Revolution James Thompson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daingerfield, C. S. A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Nathan S. Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Hussey & Logan's Mill and Gin Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); Caddo Trace (approx. 2.7 miles away); Chalybeate Springs (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daingerfield.
 
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker is on the right. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
2. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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