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East Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bethel Presbyterian Church

 
 
Bethel Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
1. Bethel Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  

Bethel Presbyterian Church, one of the oldest in Texas, was organized June 13, 1840. Land and original church given by Mrs. J. H. Bell. New church acquired, 1932.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9529.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 29° 8.604′ N, 95° 36.724′ W. Marker is in East Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Duval Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. The marker is on near the front door of the church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James & Selina Phillips House (a few steps from this marker); Site of Carry Nation's Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); East Columbia Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Bell's Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ammon Underwood House
Bethel Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
2. Bethel Presbyterian Church and Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Sweeny-Waddy Log Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Columbia Blues" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dance Gun Shop (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Columbia.
 
Bethel Presbyterian Church stained glass panels to the left of the front door image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
3. Bethel Presbyterian Church stained glass panels to the left of the front door
Bethel Presbyterian Church central stained glass panel image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
4. Bethel Presbyterian Church central stained glass panel
Bethel Presbyterian Church stained glass panels facing Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
5. Bethel Presbyterian Church stained glass panels facing Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 13, 2021