San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Baptist Church of San Angelo
Membership increased during the early years of the church, despite an 1886 drought, an 1887 cyclone, and the abandonment of Fort Concho by the United States Army in 1889. The Sunday School, which had about 50 members by 1886, contributed much to this growth by providing education and training for the members.
Throughout its history, First Baptist Church of San Angelo has supported and provided leadership to missionary efforts, particularly in Mexico and Brazil. Its members have organized several other Baptist churches in the area. Over the years, the congregation's
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1671.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 31° 27.848′ N, 100° 26.147′ W. Marker is in San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is at the intersection of East Harris Avenue and South Oakes Street, on the right when traveling east on East Harris Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 East Harris Avenue, San Angelo TX 76903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church of San Angelo (about 500 feet away); The Trust Building (about 600 feet away); Chadwick Building (about 700 feet away); Myers Drug (about 700 feet away); Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. J. Rackley Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); San Angelo Lodge No. 570, A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.