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Elgin in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Elgin Methodist Church

 
 
Elgin Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 22, 2018
1. Elgin Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Organized in 1874 as the Elgin Methodist Episcopal Church, South, this was the first congregation started in the town of Elgin. A small frame sanctuary built here in 1882 was replaced by this Gothic revival structure. Built by local contractor J. C. Miller, it was completed in October 1906. Prominent features include its stairstep gable corbelling, small corner pinnacles around the larger towered entryway, and memorial art glass windows.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9182.)
 
Location. 30° 20.988′ N, 97° 22.407′ W. Marker is in Elgin, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and North Avenue B, on the right when traveling west on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 W 3rd St, Elgin TX 78621, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lund (approx. 4.1 miles away); Site of Willow Ranch School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Type Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Kimbro (approx. 6 miles away); Manda (approx. 6.7 miles away); Carlson
Elgin Methodist Church Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 22, 2018
2. Elgin Methodist Church Marker Area
(approx. 7.2 miles away); St. Peters United Church of Christ (approx. 7 miles away); United States Senator Morgan C. Hamilton (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elgin.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Elgin Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 22, 2018
3. Elgin Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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