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Roans Prairie in Grimes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Oakland Baptist Church

 
 
Oakland Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
1. Oakland Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  

Organized 1854. First pastor was George W. Baines, great grandfather of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Congregation worshipped in school room till 1872 when present church was built. Church was moved to this site in 1913.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8606.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 30° 34.91′ N, 95° 56.593′ W. Marker is in Roans Prairie, Texas, in Grimes County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue 0.1 miles south of State Highway 30, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roans Prairie TX 77875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anthony Drew Kennard (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of a Munition Factory (approx. 5.8 miles away); Grimes County, C.S.A. (approx. 6.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); In Memory of Jesse Grimes and Mathew Caldwell
Oakland Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
2. Oakland Baptist Church and Marker
The marker is located to the right side of front door on the building wall.
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Grimes County Courthouse (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Grimes County (approx. 6.9 miles away); Rocky Creek Bridge (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Roans Prairie Texas. TexasEscapes.com (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
A view of the inside of the Oakland Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
3. A view of the inside of the Oakland Baptist Church
Oakland Baptist Church Bell image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 15, 2020
4. Oakland Baptist Church Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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