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Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders

 
 
Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker West Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
1. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker West Face
Inscription.  West Face:
Site of
Methodist Church
Organized by
Littleton Fowler
1838

Isaac L.G. Strickland
1st Pastor


South Face:
1839 - 1840
Moses Speer
Born in Maryland
Sept. 29, 1768
Died Robinson Settlement
July 11, 1840

1850 - 1851
George W. Rabb
Died Jan. 1851


East Face:
In Memory of
Pioneer Circuit Riders
who served this church

Soldiers of Christ well done!
Praise be thy new employ;
and, while eternal ages run,
rest in thy Savior's joy.


North Face:
1854
Daniel Dealy
Born County Kerry
Ireland
Aug. 15, 1810
Died Jan. 24, 1888

1867
Thomas Wooldridge
Died June 27, 1867

 
Erected 1964. (Marker Number 14184.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 30° 23.318′ N, 95° 41.85′ 
Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker South Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
2. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker South Face
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W. Marker is in Montgomery, Texas, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Pond Street north of Eva Street (State Highway 105), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in the Montgomery Old Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Pond Street, Montgomery TX 77356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William S. Taylor (a few steps from this marker); The Old Methodist Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Reuben Jonathan Palmer (within shouting distance of this marker); John M. Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Montgomery United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Baptist Church Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lake Creek Settlement (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
More about this marker. Although this marker is listed in the Texas Historical Commission's Atlas, it is not clear whether this marker was originally placed by the State, or by another entity as it does not fit into any of the State's standard marker types.
 
Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker East Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
3. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker East Face
Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker North Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
4. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker North Face
Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 13, 2019
5. Methodist Church Site and Memorial to Pioneer Circuit Riders Marker
Marker is visible on the far left side of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 115 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.

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