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Near Colorado City in Mitchell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Union Methodist Church

 
 
Union Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 22, 2020
1. Union Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  

Organized March, 1891, by Rev. J.W. Montgomery. First church built by J.M. Dorn and neighbors. All faiths worshipped here. Was also used as schoolhouse and community meeting place. Present church built 1905, and renamed Dorn Chapel. Planks over nail Kegs were early pews.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5596.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 19.745′ N, 100° 56.838′ W. Marker is near Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 2836 and County Highway 258, on the left when traveling north on Highway 2836. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado City TX 79512, 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. Site of First Westbrook School and Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); We Will Remember (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sites of Texas & Pacific Railway Depots (approx. 6.2 miles away); Texas & Pacific Railway (approx. 6.2 miles away);
Union Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 22, 2020
2. Union Methodist Church and Marker
Mitchell County (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Founding of Colorado City (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mitchell County (approx. 6.3 miles away); Colorado Opera House (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Methodist Church. Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 

2. Colorado City, Texas. Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The cemetery is located next to the Union Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 22, 2020
3. The cemetery is located next to the Union Methodist Church
The Dorn family helped build the first Church and there are several Dorn family graves located in the cemetery.
 
 
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 20 times since then and 2 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.
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