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Burke in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Burke Methodist Church

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, May 2, 2010
1. Burke Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1889 by a small group of Methodists, this church has played an integral role in the history of the community. H. and Nannie Belote donated land to the congregation in 1894, and the first church building was completed in 1901. It was moved to another section of church property in 1920 and was remodeled in 1940 to serve the needs of the growing membership. A new brick sanctuary and educational building were completed in 1957. Burke Methodist Church has served the community with a variety of worship, educational, and outreach programs.
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6983.)
 
Location. 31° 13.85′ N, 94° 46.04′ W. Marker is in Burke, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 59 and Blue Jay Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 59. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Blue Jay Street, Diboll TX 75941, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burke School (approx. mile away); Ryan Chapel (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hoshall (approx. 2.9 miles away); Diboll (approx.
Burke Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, May 2, 2010
2. Burke Methodist Church Marker
3.1 miles away); Thomas Lewis Latane Temple (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Diboll Library (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fairview School (approx. 3.6 miles away); First Methodist Church of Diboll (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burke.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Steve Gustafson, May 2, 2010
3. Burke Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,390 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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