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Near Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Copperas Methodist Church

First Church in Community

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 21, 2019
1. Copperas Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1881 by circuit rider, Andrew Jackson Potter, who helped firmly establish the Methodist Church in West Texas. Before construction of church on this site in 1917, services were held in schoolhouse or under brush arbor 3/4 mi. SW on west bank, Copperas Creek.

Building site was donated by J. A. Cowsert. Lumber was hauled here by wagon from Menard. Labor was donated by members and other local residents.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1528.)
 
Location. 30° 29.979′ N, 99° 58.791′ W. Marker is near Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is on I-10 Frontage Road 0.4 miles north of Interstate 10, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction TX 76849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. Gully Cowsert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coalson-Pullen Colony (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ft. McKavett – Ft. Clark Military Road
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By Brian Anderson, December 21, 2019
2. Copperas Methodist Church Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Roosevelt (approx. 4.6 miles away); Brambletye (approx. 8.6 miles away); Bear Creek Settlement (approx. 9 miles away); First Murr Ranch (approx. 9.2 miles away); Campsite of Marques de Rubi, 1767 (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 21, 2019
3. Old Copperas Methodist Church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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