Near Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lytle Gap Potosi Methodist Church
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3157.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 32° 19.908′ N, 99° 39.458′ W. Marker was near Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker could be reached from Potosi Road (County Road 107) 0.2 miles north of Farm to Market Road 1750, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 2832 Potosi Road, Abilene TX 79602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. First Exploratory Oil Well in Taylor County (approx. Fletcher Ranch (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lindbergh in West Texas (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Texas 36th Division Memorial Highway (approx. 6.1 miles away); Taylor County (approx. 7 miles away); Abilene State School (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Anglican Church Service in the Callahan Area (approx. 7.2 miles away); Alexander Charles Garrett Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
1. Church Destroyed by Fire
On September 12, 2015, the 109-year old Lytle Gap Potosi Methodist Church was destroyed by fire with no injuries to people or damage to other properties. The Texas Historical Commission medallion and marker were recovered, but were damaged.
The church was rebuilt in 2017, but the medallion and marker have not yet been reinstalled as of 2018.
— Submitted September 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 5. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.