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Hutchins in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Methodist Church of Hutchins

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
1. First Methodist Church of Hutchins Marker
Inscription.  

The town of Hutchins was formed in 1872 with the completion of the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. The Rev. John M. Davis and 8 charter members founded this church in December 1887. They met in a farmhouse owned by R. A. Simpson, and later shared facilities with the Christian Church of Hutchins. In 1891, a Methodist church was built on Main Street on land given by A. S. Clark. A new building was erected on Palestine Street in 1897. Fire destroyed that building and a parsonage in 1916, but they were rebuilt in 1917. The church has served the community for more than 100 years.
 
Erected 1996 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6699.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 32° 38.804′ N, 96° 42.833′ W. Marker is in Hutchins, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on West Palestine Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 W Palestine Street, Hutchins TX 75141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker
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By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
2. First Methodist Church of Hutchins Marker
, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Hutchins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hutchins Memorial Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Dawdy's Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lowrey-Hurst Homestead (approx. 3 miles away); Pleasant Run (approx. 3.9 miles away); St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Rocky Crest School (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Lancaster (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hutchins.
 
First Methodist Church of Hutchins image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
3. First Methodist Church of Hutchins
First Methodist Church of Hutchins image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, December 6, 2020
4. First Methodist Church of Hutchins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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