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Gainesville in Cooke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

of Gainesville

 
 
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Photographed By J Frye
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Formed in 1852, this congregation shared its first meeting place with two other denominations and the Masonic Lodge. A frame church building was erected in 1878 on this property, donated by James M. Lindsay. The present sanctuary, built by contractor John Garrett, was begun in 1892 and dedicated in 1893. The red brick, Gothic Revival style structure features outstanding Art Nouveau stained glass windows. In 1965 an education building was added.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976
 
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1889.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 33° 37.377′ N, 97° 8.537′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Texas, in Cooke County. Marker is on South Denton. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 South Denton, Gainesville TX 76240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gainesville-Fort Sill Road (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barbed Wire in Cooke County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Davis House
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Photographed By J Frye
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Passenger Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old City Hall-Fire Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cooke County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old California Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Houston House (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J Frye
3. First United Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2021, by J Frye of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 230 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2021, by J Frye of Fort Worth, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2022