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Near Lockhart in Caldwell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Clearfork Baptist Church

 
 
Clearfork Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
1. Clearfork Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Oldest church in Caldwell County. Organized in 1848, with J. Isaac, pastor. Building erected in 1850; hand-hewn oak frame was morticed with pegs; lumber hauled from Port Lavaca. Land for church and adjoining cemetery was donated in 1857 by John H. Hargis and Thomas L. Burkhead.
 
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14695.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 29° 46.878′ N, 97° 35.714′ W. Marker is near Lockhart, Texas, in Caldwell County. Marker is on Clearfork Road, 0.2 miles west of County Highway 194, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in front of the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 423 Clearfork Road, Lockhart TX 78644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wattsville Gin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hall Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); McNeil Baptist Church (approx.
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5.1 miles away); McNeil Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Clark's Chapel Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Fleming Memorial Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Jeffrey Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
The Clearfork Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
2. The Clearfork Baptist Church and Marker
The view of the Clearfork Baptist Church and Marker from the str image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
3. The view of the Clearfork Baptist Church and Marker from the str
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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