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Clarksville in Red River County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Paul Methodist Church

 
 
St. Paul Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. St. Paul Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Originally constructed in 1883 under leadership of the Rev. John Jackson. One of the first Negro church buildings in Red River County. Prior to this members worshipped in makeshift quarters. Rebuilt in 1937. Six generations have worshipped here.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10892.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 33° 36.852′ N, 95° 3.194′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Texas, in Red River County. Marker is at the intersection of West Pierce Street and North Delaware Street, on the right when traveling west on West Pierce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 West Pierce Street, Clarksville TX 75426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Red River County Jail (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red River Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Red River County War Memorial (about 800
St. Paul Methodist Church - marker is on far left corner of church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. St. Paul Methodist Church - marker is on far left corner of church.
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feet away); The Northern Standard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Col. Charles DeMorse (approx. ¼ mile away); The Rev. William Stevenson (approx. ¼ mile away); Stagecoach Stand, C. S. A. (approx. ¼ mile away); Five Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Red River County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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