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Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Saint Peter's Episcopal Church

 
 
Saint Peter's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
1. Saint Peter's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  

Pioneer Episcopalians worshiped at the Kerr County Courthouse in 1881. In 1884-88, they erected a small frame Gothic church. The Rev. J. E. Hole served 1890-91 as first resident Rector; the Rev. Richard Galbraith, 1894-1908, as first permanent Rector. In 1908 Saint Peter's became a Parish. The Rev. J. E. Ellis, 1908-13 Rector, founded a Boy Scout troop here, before Scouting had originated nationally. The present church was built in 1928. Annexes were added later. The greatly enlarged membership includes descendants of early communicants.
 
Erected 1977 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4486.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 30° 2.66′ N, 99° 8.187′ W. Marker is in Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 27) 0.1 miles north of Tivy Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 St Peter's Street, Kerrville TX 78028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Notre Dame Catholic Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a
Front door to the Saint Peter's Episcopal Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
2. Front door to the Saint Peter's Episcopal Church and Marker
direct line); First Presbyterian Church of Kerrville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christian Dietert Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fawcett Furniture Building (1882) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerrville Mountain Sun (approx. ¼ mile away); Guthrie Building (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church of Kerrville (approx. ¼ mile away); Masonic Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kerrville.
 
Saint Peter's Episcopal Church Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
3. Saint Peter's Episcopal Church Marker - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 21 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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