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Colorado City in Mitchell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

All Saints' Church

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. All Saints' Church Marker
Inscription.  Outgrowth of 1882 worship by laymen (mostly sheep-ranching Englishmen). Organized 1883 by The Rt. Rev. A.C. Garrett, pioneer Episcopal Bishop of Dallas, who listed this as "Grace Mission", with eight communicants.

With some assistance from New York and other areas, the church was erected 1885 and consecrated as "All Saints" in 1886.

Original bell is still in use. The buttresses, stucco finish, and parish house have been added.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 119.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 32° 23.375′ N, 100° 51.785′ W. Marker is in Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Street and East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Locust Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado City TX 79512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Preston C. Coleman (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Trails
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. All Saints' Church Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); E.M. Hardigree Home (within shouting distance of this marker); John C. Prude Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Colorado City (about 500 feet away); Majors Home (about 700 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 800 feet away); Texas & Pacific Railway (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
All Saints' Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. All Saints' Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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