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Paris in Lamar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

First Presbyterian Church

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January 1, 2019
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Organized 1861 by the Rev. John Anderson. Odd Fellows Seminary and a downtown shop were sites of early worship. Congregation built first sanctuary in 1874. Architects for this church (built 1891) were L. B. Volk and Son. Contractor: W. R. Eubanks. Romanesque style building is of Carthage stone; has stained glass windows from Belgium. The auditorium, cruciform in plan, has a wooden, ribbed vault of beaded boards.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

Second Plaque
First Presbyterian Church
Has Been Listed In The
National Register
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of The
Erected 1968 by Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8197.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 33° 39.595′ N, 95° 33.621′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Marker is on West Kaufman Street west of 4th Street SW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker

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is at or near this postal address: 410 West Kaufman Street, Paris TX 75460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Paris Fire, 1916 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paris (approx. 0.2 miles away); John James Culbertson (approx. ¼ mile away); Lamar County, C. S. A. (approx. ¼ mile away); Lamar County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Paris Fire Department (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Paris (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Cooke Buckner (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
More about this marker. Located on the front entrance.
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
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3. NRHP Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2019.

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