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Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Calvary Episcopal Church

 
 
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By James Hulse, October 4, 2020
1. Calvary Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  

This congregation grew out of Episcopal Missionary efforts that began soon after Texas gained its independence from Mexico. In 1859, through the effort of Judge W.E. Kendall, the first church building was erected and the church became a parish. Early clergy included the Rev. Hannibal Pratt and the Rev. William T. Dalzell. Members have included statesman Mirabeau B. Lamar and many descendants of early Texas colonists. The congregation's rich heritage provides a significant link to the early history of the Episcopal Church in Texas.
 
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8983.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 29° 34.559′ N, 95° 45.922′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is at the intersection of South 11th Street (Farm to Market Road 762) and Austin Street, on the right when traveling south on South 11th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 South 11th Street, Richmond TX 77469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Calvary Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 4, 2020
2. Calvary Episcopal Church and Marker
marker. Deaf Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erastus ("Deaf") Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Richmond (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Bend County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (approx. half a mile away); The McFarlane House (approx. half a mile away); Constantine W. Buckley (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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