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Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Annunciation Church

 
 
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By Jim Evans, December 30, 2012
1. Annunciation Church Marker
Inscription. In style of great European churches. The work of the Very Rev. Joseph Querat, a canon of Cathedral of Lyons, France, and missionary to Texas 1852-1878. Begun 1867 when Father Querat (with aid of parishioners) bought old Harris County Courthouse to get bricks for foundation; completed 1874. Sacristy and steeple were added 1881-1884 by plans of Nicholas J. Clayton (1849-1916), a leading Texas architect of the late 19th century.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969

 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10596.)
 
Location. 29° 45.395′ N, 95° 21.443′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Crawford Street and Texas Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Crawford Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1618 Texas Avenue, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Annunciation Church (here, next to this marker); Daughters of the Republic of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Old Houston Academy (approx. 0.2 miles
Annunciation Church image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 30, 2012
2. Annunciation Church
away); Site of Home of President Sam Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of General Sam Houston House (approx. mile away); Thomas William House, Jr. (approx. mile away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founding of Harris County (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Regarding Annunciation Church. Annunciation Church is in the National Register of Historic Places
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Article on Annunciation Church. (Submitted on January 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Annunciation Church in The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on January 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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By Renee, July 3, 2011
3. Annunciation Church
Interior windows
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   3. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Renee' Lasswell of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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