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Royse City in Rockwall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church of Royse City

 
 
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By Jesse Nelsen, January 8, 2021
1. First United Methodist Church of Royse City Marker
Inscription.  

This fellowship, first known as the "Methodist Episcopal Church, South", was organized in 1887. The Rev. James McDugald (1847-1929) became the circuit rider for Royse City, Blackland, Fate, and Mt. Zion. Services were held in a schoolhouse until 1890 when land on Church Street was acquired from R. A. McCasland for the first church building in Royse City. This structure, erected in 1904, is on property which also belonged to the McCasland Family.
 
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6144.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 58.602′ N, 96° 19.738′ W. Marker is in Royse City, Texas, in Rockwall County. Marker is on North Josephine Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 N Josephine Street, Royse City TX 75189, 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. Graham Point Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Empire Masonic Lodge No. 586 (approx. 5.1 miles away);
First United Methodist Church of Royse City and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jesse Nelsen, January 8, 2021
2. First United Methodist Church of Royse City and Marker
The Church of Christ in Rockwall (approx. 6.2 miles away); Abston Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Thompson Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away); Copeville (approx. 8.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall (approx. 9˝ miles away); Chisholm Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 9, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas.   2. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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