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Kyle in Hays County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Baptist Church of Kyle

 
 
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By Larry D. Moore, July 24, 2018
1. First Baptist Church of Kyle Marker
Inscription.  Founded at Mountain City, 1872. Original pastor: the Rev. J. C. Tally. A dynamic congregation, this church within two months of its origin licensed (and later ordained) D. A. Porter as a minister; in 1879 demitted 26 members to form church nearby; in 1881 moved here and was renamed.
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10267.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 29° 59.351′ N, 97° 52.717′ W. Marker is in Kyle, Texas, in Hays County. Marker is at the intersection of West Center Street (Ranch to Market Road 150) and North Nance Street, on the right when traveling west on West Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 W Center Street, Kyle TX 78640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Katherine Anne Porter (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cora Jackman Donalson House (about 500 feet away); John Wheeler Bunton (about 500 feet away); The Kyle Auction Oak (about
First Baptist Church of Kyle Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, July 24, 2018
2. First Baptist Church of Kyle Marker Area
500 feet away); Old D. A. Young Building (about 500 feet away); Kyle (about 600 feet away); WPA Projects at Kyle School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lex Word and the Bon Ton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kyle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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