Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Methodist Church
In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10038.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
Location. 30° 16.652′ N, 98° 52.675′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is at the intersection of West San Antonio Street and South Milam Street, on the right when traveling west on West San Antonio Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 W San Antonio St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Sunday Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's Catholic Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Republic of Texas German Immigrant Trail (about 400 feet away); Old St. Mary's Church (Die Alte Kirche) (about 500 feet away); Old Kammlah House (about 500 feet away); Meckel - Hanus Building (about 500 feet away); Gun Cap Factory (about 600 feet away); Hoerster Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.