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Jermyn in Jack County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas

 
 
First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
1. First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas Marker
Inscription.  Organized November 24, 1909 by the Rev. L.D. Shawver, Pastor, in first house built in Jermyn - home of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Jones.

The original trustees were J.D. Gillespie, H.T. Jinks, and W.T. Jones.

This church (first in area) was built 1910 on present site, 1st Avenue and Wise Sise Streets.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1778.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1909.
 
Location. 33° 15.608′ N, 98° 23.515′ W. Marker is in Jermyn, Texas, in Jack County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and South Wise Street, on the left when traveling west on 1st Street. The marker is located on the right side of the front entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 1st Street, Jermyn TX 76459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Community of Jermyn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Loving Ranch House (approx.
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1˝ miles away); Bryson (approx. 6.8 miles away); Henry E. Bryson's Home (approx. 6.9 miles away); James Madison McCloud (approx. 6.9 miles away); Markley Cemetery Decoration Day (approx. 8 miles away); The Stone Houses (approx. 12.4 miles away); Indian Exodus 1859 (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jermyn.
 
More about this marker. The church and grounds are in general disrepair with alot of vegetation and the marker can not be seen from the street.
 
The front of the First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
2. The front of the First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas
The marker is located on the right side of the front entrance and completely overgrown
The view of the First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
3. The view of the First Methodist Church Jermyn, Texas from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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