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

First Baptist Church

of League City

 
 
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, December 3, 2011
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  First Baptist church on Galveston County mainland; organized in Clear Creek Schoolhouse, Dec. 4, 1887. B. A. Smalley served as clerk. First permanent pastor was the Rev. D. T. McLeod, Oct. 1895. First building erected on this site was dedicated June 14, 1896.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7440.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1904.
 
Location. 29° 30.75′ N, 95° 5.42′ W. Marker is in League City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Colorado Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: League City TX 77573, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T.J. and Mary Lelia Dick House (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary Mission Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mainland Mission Churches (about 400 feet away); Cypress Timbers (about 800 feet away); League Park (approx. 0.2
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Photographed By Jim Evans, December 3, 2011
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miles away); a different marker also named League Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fairview Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Site of Galveston County Poor Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in League City.
 
More about this marker. This location is no longer a Baptist church but another denomination.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022