Near Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Oldest rural Lutheran church in Gillespie County. The Rev. M. Haag served as first pastor. Charter members numbered 17.
A frame building with walls of rough boxing planks was dedicated June 22, 1884. Size: 25 x 30 feet with a 40-foot tower. Cost: $600. In 1890 building was enlarged, interior finished, beaded ceiling installed. Altar niche was added, interior finished with sheet rock and exterior covered with tin in 1928-29.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1969
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10107.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 22, 1884.
Location. 30° 19.364′ N, 98° 43.385′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1631, 3 miles north of Ranch to Market Road 2721, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9732 FM 1631 Road, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lower South Grape Creek School (approx. 6.9 miles away); General E. Kirby Smith, C.S.A. (approx. 6.9 miles away); Lyndon Baines Johnson (approx. 6.9 miles away); Major Israel M. Nunez (approx. 6.9 miles away); President's Ranch Trail (approx. 6.9 miles away); Stonewall Community Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Working Corrals (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Details of Cave Creek community. (Submitted on September 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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