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Knox City in Knox County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Christian Church

 
 
First Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
1. First Christian Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1907 under Sam Anderson, board chairman. Schoolhouse used for services until 1909, when his church was built. W.C. Wright was called as the first minister. Oldest church building in city continuously in use.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1699.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 33° 25.095′ N, 99° 48.945′ W. Marker is in Knox City, Texas, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (County Highway 222) and North Avenue C, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. The marker is located in front of the church by the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 East Main Street, Knox City TX 79529, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brazos River Bridge (approx. 5.7 miles away); Sunset Consolidated Rural School District (approx. 6.2 miles
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away); Original Old Rock Courthouse Cornerstone (approx. 11˝ miles away); First Settlement in Knox County / L – Ranch (approx. 11˝ miles away); Knox County (approx. 11˝ miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 11.6 miles away); The Narrows (approx. 13.2 miles away); Pleasant C. Sams (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
The First Christian Church Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
2. The First Christian Church Bell and Marker
The view of the First Christian Church and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 6, 2022
3. The view of the First Christian Church and Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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