“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Panhandle in Carson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Conway Community Church

Conway Community Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. Conway Community Church Marker
Inscription. Residents of Conway, established 9 miles south of here in 1905, attended non-denominational services in a relocated schoolhouse until this union church building was completed in 1912. It became an important gathering place for the Conway community and housed regular worship services until 1968. Membership in the congregation dwindled and the building fell into disrepair. Former church members and area volunteers devoted thousands of hours to restore this structure to its historic condition and relocate it here to the Square House Museum Complex in 1991.
Erected 1993 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1046.)
Location. 35° 20.733′ N, 101° 22.766′ W. Marker is in Panhandle, Texas, in Carson County. Marker is on Elsie Avenue (State Highway 207) south of East 5th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Elsie Avenue, Panhandle TX 79068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Square House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Panhandle Pioneers: The Simms Brothers (about 300 feet away); Pioneer Dugout (about 300 feet
Conway Community Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. Conway Community Church
away); Eclipse Windmill Patented 1867 (about 300 feet away); Last Great Panhandle Cattle Drive to Montana (about 400 feet away); Finch-Lord-Nelson and the Founding of Panhandle City (about 400 feet away); Temple Lea Houston (about 400 feet away); Carson County (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panhandle.
Categories. Churches & Religion
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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