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Mentone in Loving County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mentone Community Church

 
 
Mentone Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
1. Mentone Community Church Marker
Inscription.  Built 1910 in Porterville, a town abandoned after Pecos River flood of 1930. Moved here for school and social center. Also used by various church groups and for non-denominational worship.
Oldest building in Loving County.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3340.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 31° 42.478′ N, 103° 36.065′ W. Marker is in Mentone, Texas, in Loving County. Marker is at the intersection of Pecos Street (County Road 300) and Wheat Street, on the right when traveling north on Pecos Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mentone TX 79754, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loving County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mentone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver Loving, C.S.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Route of Old Butterfield Stagecoach Road
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(approx. half a mile away); Goodnight-Loving Trail (approx. half a mile away).
 
Mentone Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
2. Mentone Community Church Marker
Mentone Community Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
3. Mentone Community Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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