Alta Loma in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Original Site of First Baptist Church of Alta Loma
Established Arcadia Baptist Church, 1945. Purchased "U. S. S. Houston" Memorial Chapel, 1946. Helped organize Galveston Baptist Association in 1949.
Erected 1970 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7439.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1890.
Location. 29° 21.981′ N, 95° 4.94′ W. Marker is in Alta Loma, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on 23rd Street, 0.1 miles west of 23rd Street & FTM 646, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe TX 77510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miller-Brautigam Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alta Loma (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hitchcock Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alta Loma Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Santa Fe Consolidated High School Dairy Industry in the Santa Fe Area (approx. 2.3 miles away); U.S. Naval Air Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Wallace (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alta Loma.
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