Chappell Hill in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Providence Baptist Church
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. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1942.
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 walking distance of this marker. Old Rock Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farmers State Bank and Reinstein Store (about Site of Chappell Hill College (approx. ¼ mile away); Chappell Hill Female College Bell (approx. ¼ mile away); Methodist Church (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chappell Hill.
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