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Alta Loma in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Original Site of First Baptist Church of Alta Loma

 
 
First Baptist Church of Alta Loma Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, February 9, 2012
1. First Baptist Church of Alta Loma Marker
Inscription.  Oldest church in Alta Loma; second oldest Baptist church on Galveston mainland. Organized on Nov. 10, 1895, in a local hotel; 26 charter members.

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.)
 
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 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dairy Industry in the Santa Fe Area
First Baptist Church of Alta Loma Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. First Baptist Church of Alta Loma Marker
Marker is on far right in picture
(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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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