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Columbus in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Columbus Church of Christ

 
 
Columbus Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
1. Columbus Church of Christ Marker
Inscription.  

Built as St. John's Church, by pioneer local Episcopal parish, organized in 1850s. After holding services in courthouse and other structures for years, the parish erected this building, which was consecrated on April 3, 1879.

Columbus Church of Christ has been active since 1887, holding services in courthouse or other sites for years, purchasing this property Aug. 1943. This building has been in continuous use for worship since March 6, 1874.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark- 1978
 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 979.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is March 6, 1874.
 
Location. 29° 42.558′ N, 96° 32.426′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Milam Street and 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Milam Street. The marker is located left of the front entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 Milam Street, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. Stein-Girndt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Toliver-Cone House (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbus Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Texas Attorney General George McCormick (about 400 feet away); George W. Smith (about 400 feet away); Saint John's Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Hancock-Heller Home (about 500 feet away); Home of William Christian Papenberg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
The front entrance to the Columbus Church of Christ with the Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
2. The front entrance to the Columbus Church of Christ with the Marker
The view of the Columbus Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
3. The view of the Columbus Church of Christ Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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