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Memphis in Hall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church of Memphis

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. First Presbyterian Church of Memphis Marker
Inscription. Established in 1890 under the leadership of the Rev. A. W. Rogers, this church began with thirteen members. This sanctuary, the second for the congregation, was completed in 1911, during the pastorate of the Rev. Dr. R. T. Caldwell. Built by member J. S. Cobb, it features neoclassical revival detailing in the use of arched windows and a domed roof. Interior furnishings include a large pipe organ originally, powered by water pressure.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1843.)
 
Location. 34° 43.4′ N, 100° 32.397′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Texas, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of Robertson Street and South 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on Robertson Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TX 79245, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hall County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hall County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Fairview Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Newlin Cemetery (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
First Presbyterian Church of Memphis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. First Presbyterian Church of Memphis Marker
First Presbyterian Church of Memphis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. First Presbyterian Church of Memphis
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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