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

Episcopal Church of the Annunciation

 
 
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Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
1. Episcopal Church of the Annunciation Marker
Inscription.  Luling's first church building. The Rt. Rev. Robert W.B. Elliott (1840-87), first bishop, Missionary District of Western Texas, enroute to his see city, held his original service in the district in a Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio railway passenger car in Luling on Dec. 20, 1874, eight months after town's founding. Early in 1875, the Rev. Wallace Carnahan preached here. The Rev. Nelson Ayres arrived as Vicar in Feb. 1876 and began to build this chapel with his own hands, conducting first service in it on April 15, 1877. Church was remodeled in 1938 and 1965.
 
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9767.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1877.
 
Location. 29° 40.732′ N, 97° 39.11′ W. Marker is in Luling, Texas, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of South Walnut Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Walnut Avenue. The marker is located at the front entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South Walnut Avenue, Luling TX 78648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis - Ainsworth House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church of Luling (about 600 feet away); The Wright Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Rafael Rios Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Luling (approx. ¼ mile away); James Raleigh Mackey (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert "Skip" Rutherford (approx. ¼ mile away); Sgt. James M. Logan (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luling.
 
The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
2. The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation and Marker
The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2022
3. The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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