Hallettsville in Lavaca County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Methodist Church of Hallettsville
The congregation met in the Lodge Hall from 1858 until 1891 when their first sanctuary was completed. A Sunday School, choir, and a women's aid society were organized and over the years the congregation added a parsonage and an educational facility. A new sanctuary was built here in 1953.
The congregation, which has generally contained more than 200 members since the early 1900s, has included among its membership a number of the community's most prominent citizens. First United Methodist Church of Hallettsville continues to serve the community with
Erected 1995 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1758.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 29° 26.647′ N, 96° 56.328′ W. Marker is in Hallettsville, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker is at the intersection of South Dowling Street and East 4th Street (Alternate U.S. 90), on the right when traveling south on South Dowling Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 South Dowling Street, Hallettsville TX 77964, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hallettsville Public Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hallettsville Memorial Park (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church of Hallettsville (about 700 feet away); Hallettsville (about 700 feet away); Site of the Alma Male and Female Institute (about 800 feet away); Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues (approx. 0.2 miles away); General John W. Whitfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Pendleton Bagby (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hallettsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.