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Hillsboro in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  St. Mary's Mission was founded in the 1870s. On July 30, 1886, Bishop Alexander C. Garrett laid the cornerstone for the first church building, which was destroyed by a tornado in 1894. This building was completed in 1911, and St. Mary's became a parish in 1914. Featuring both Gothic revival and Prairie School style influences, the structure is of brick construction with cast stone detail, a central entry porch, and a tower with battlements offset at the rear. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1987
 
Erected 1987 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5062.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1843.
 
Location. 32° 0.781′ N, 97° 7.388′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on North Abbott Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Abbott Street, Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Davis Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); McKinnon - Anderson House
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(about 600 feet away); Abbott House (about 600 feet away); Lumpkin House (about 700 feet away); Sims-Womack House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old G. D. Tarlton House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Hillsboro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
St. Mary's Episcopal Church Markers, left of doorwy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. St. Mary's Episcopal Church Markers, left of doorwy
This Property Has Been
Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places

By The United States
Department Of The Interior
Circa 1940
(Lower medallion)
Hillsboro Heritage League
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St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker, right of doorway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
3. St. Mary's Episcopal Church Marker, right of doorway
St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Marker, 200 North Abbott Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
4. St. Mary's Episcopal Church and Marker, 200 North Abbott Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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