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Honey Grove in Fannin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

McKenzie Methodist Church

 
 
McKenzie Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
1. McKenzie Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This church traces its history to early Methodist services held in the Union Church of Honey Grove in the 1840s. Methodist members of the Union Church erected their first church building here in 1881 and named it for J. W. P. McKenzie, a pioneer Methodist preacher in North Texas. This Gothic structure, built in 1912 incorporating native stone salvaged from the 1881 church building, features distinctive conical towers and arched doors and stained glass windows.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1995

 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8912.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 33° 35.101′ N, 95° 54.514′ W. Marker is in Honey Grove, Texas, in Fannin County. Marker is on 7th Street north of Pecan Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker and Texas Historical Medallion are mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, beside the window, near
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the northeast corner, facing 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 7th Street, Honey Grove TX 75446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honey Grove City Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Honey Grove (about 600 feet away); Honey Grove Lodge No. 164, A.F. & A.M. (about 600 feet away); Dial Home (about 600 feet away); Church of St. Mark, the Evangelist, Episcopal (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Thomas Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Bralley-Pendleton School (approx. 0.4 miles away); James G. Gilmer (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honey Grove.
 
Regarding McKenzie Methodist Church. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (1995)
 
McKenzie Methodist Church Marker (<i>wide view; marker located at northeast corner of building</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
2. McKenzie Methodist Church Marker (wide view; marker located at northeast corner of building)
McKenzie Methodist Church (<i>east side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
3. McKenzie Methodist Church (east side)
McKenzie Methodist Church (<i>south side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
4. McKenzie Methodist Church (south side)
McKenzie Methodist Church (<i>southeast corner</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
5. McKenzie Methodist Church (southeast corner)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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