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Stockdale in Wilson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Christ United Methodist Church

 
 
Christ United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 8, 2021
1. Christ United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  

Congregation organized 1871 by the Rev. R.M. Leaton, with 2 charter members. Circuit riders first held services here in a picket schoolhouse. J.R. King, early Texas settler, patriot, and state legislator, gave this site in 1876 for church. Present (1937) building is fourth at the same location.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 845.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
 
Location. 29° 14.176′ N, 97° 57.633′ W. Marker is in Stockdale, Texas, in Wilson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 87) and South 9th Street, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 West Main Street, Stockdale TX 78160, 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. The First Baptist Church of Stockdale (approx. 0.2 miles away); King-Lorenz House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town Named for Governor F.S. Stockdale (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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Stockdale Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Reagen Baker (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sutherland Springs School Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Sutherland Springs (approx. 6˝ miles away); Pat Higgins Grass Farm (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockdale.
 
Christ United Methodist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 8, 2021
2. Christ United Methodist Church and Marker
The view of the Christ United Methodist Church Marker from the road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 8, 2021
3. The view of the Christ United Methodist Church Marker from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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