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Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Presbyterian Church Building

 
 
Presbyterian Church Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
1. Presbyterian Church Building Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1926 for Canyon's growing Presbyterian congregation, this church building is a fine example of classical revival architecture. After serving the Presbyterians for 48 years, it was purchased by the First United Pentecostal Church in 1974. Prominent features of the sanctuary include a two-story portico with giant order Ionic columns, three entry doors capped with pedimented architraves, and arched elongated stained glass windows.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1990

 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4114.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 34° 58.738′ N, 101° 55.819′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 14th Street, on the right when traveling west on 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1319 5th Avenue, Canyon TX 79015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaw-Keiser House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Smith Building
Presbyterian Church Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
2. Presbyterian Church Building Marker
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(about 400 feet away); "The Canyon News" (about 500 feet away); Clyde & Grace Warwick (about 500 feet away); First National Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Randall County World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Randall County (about 700 feet away); Randall County Courthouse (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Presbyterian Church Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
3. Presbyterian Church Building Marker
Presbyterian Church Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
4. Presbyterian Church Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022