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Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church of Waco

 
 
First Presbyterian Church of Waco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 4, 2022
1. First Presbyterian Church of Waco Marker
Inscription.  Congregation established in 1855, with 17 members and two ruling elders. This building was erected in 1912, after two earlier structures were outgrown. In 74 years, church had only two ministers: Dr. Samuel A. King, 1863-1903; Dr. Charles T. Caldwell, 1903-1937.
A Golden Memory Marker

 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1850.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 31° 33.108′ N, 97° 8.236′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is at the intersection of Austin Avenue and South 11th Street, on the left when traveling west on Austin Avenue. The marker is located on the left side of the front entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Austin Avenue, Waco TX 76701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Austin Avenue Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Avenue United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbus Avenue Baptist Church
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(approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary's Church of the Assumption (approx. ¼ mile away); Stratton Stricker Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Waco Theatre (approx. ¼ mile away); First Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelia Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
 
The front entrance to the First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 4, 2022
2. The front entrance to the First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker
The First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 4, 2022
3. The First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker
The view of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 4, 2022
4. The view of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco and Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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