Carbon in Eastland County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Carbon Methodist Church Building
Organized in 1890 by I.N. Reeves, the Carbon Methodist Church met in the Section House of the Texas Central Railroad and a mercantile store until a sanctuary was erected in 1914. This structure was rebuilt in the 1920s after a fire. The building is an important example of the craftsman style of architecture. Features include a corner entrance, decorative window details and bracketed eaves. The church disbanded in 1991.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996
Erected 1996 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12542.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 32° 16.2′ N, 98° 49.844′ W. Marker is in Carbon, Texas, in Eastland County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue D and Anthracite Street, on the right when traveling south on Avenue D. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Avenue D, Carbon TX 76435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carbon City Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church The Connellee House (approx. 8.8 miles away); Early Settlers of Eastland County (approx. 9 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Eastland (approx. 9 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 9 miles away); The Bankhead Highway (approx. 9.1 miles away); Eastland County World War I Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carbon.
Also see . . .
1. Carbon Texas. Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
2. Texas Central Railroad. Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.