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Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla

 
 
First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
1. First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla Marker
Inscription.
On September 4, 1884, the Rev. W. W. Killough, a visiting pastor, established this Presbyterian congregation. Members worshiped in the Methodist and Baptist churches before erecting their own church building in 1891, during the ministry of the Rev. A. J. Hall. The Rev. Harry W. Hamilton served as pastor from 1909 until his death in 1940. In 1963 the small frame church was destroyed by fire; only a silver communion service was saved. The present structure was dedicated in 1965.
 
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8132.)
 
Location. 28° 26.109′ N, 99° 14.15′ W. Marker is in Cotulla, Texas, in La Salle County. Marker is at the intersection of South Center Street and South Stewart Street, on the right when traveling east on South Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northwest corner of the church grounds, near the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Cotulla TX 78014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Salle County (within shouting distance of this marker); Cotulla City Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Polish Immigrant Joseph Cotulla
First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
2. First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla Marker (tall view)
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Salle County's First Artesian Well (about 400 feet away); The First United Methodist Church of Cotulla (about 500 feet away); The Old San Antonio Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kings Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
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First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla (<i>view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 20, 2018
3. First Presbyterian Church of Cotulla (view from near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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