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Stamford in Jones County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. John's Methodist

 
 
St. John's Methodist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 25, 2016
1. St. John's Methodist Marker
Inscription. Church, built 1910 in pastorate of Dr. Robt. Goodrich, for congregation founded 1900 in Sledge Hall, under Rev. S. Gay. With 100' tower, long the tallest church between Dallas and El Paso. Served community of old Stamford College (now McMurry). Has had 33 pastors up to 1964.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5046.)
 
Location. 32° 56.64′ N, 99° 47.994′ W. Marker is in Stamford, Texas, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Hamilton Street (State Highway 6) and S. Ferguson Street, on the right when traveling east on E. Hamilton Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stamford TX 79553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swenson Land and Cattle Company Headquarters (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stamford (approx. 0.6 miles away); First AQHA Show (approx. 0.9 miles away); "The Poet Ranchman" Larry Chittenden (approx. 1.1
St. John's Methodist image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 25, 2016
2. St. John's Methodist
Marker is mounted to front wall near the center of the building
miles away); Texas Cowboy Reunion Oldtimers' Association (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Mackenzie Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); Arledge Field (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stamford.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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