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Chappell Hill in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Providence Baptist Church

 
 
Providence Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 9, 2018
1. Providence Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  

Founded May 1842, original site 2 1/2 mi. N.W. of Chappell Hill. Arm of Church opened here in 1853. First building destroyed by storm.
All of the congregation moved here in 1866. Present church erected in 1873.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8378.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 30° 8.435′ N, 96° 15.42′ W. Marker is in Chappell Hill, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Alternate Farm to Market Road 1155) and Providence Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5175 Main Street, Chappell Hill TX 77426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Rock Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farmers State Bank and Reinstein Store
Providence Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 9, 2018
2. Providence Baptist Church and Marker
(about 700 feet away); Site of Chappell Hill College (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Soule University for Boys (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chappell Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chappell Hill Masonic Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cedar Creek Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Texas River Steamers (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chappell Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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