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Texarkana in Bowie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Central Christian Church

 
 
Central Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 20, 2016
1. Central Christian Church Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1883 with the Rev. J. C. Mason as first pastor, the Central Christian Church congregation built this structure in 1932. Construction was supervised by architect and church member E. C. Seibert (1878-1941), who used carefully placed bricks to achieve a distinctive pattern. Of Tudor Gothic Revival style, the basilica-plan sanctuary with cast-stone details and pointed-arch windows is connected to an educational wing by a pointed-arch arcade.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1987 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9471.)
 
Location. 33° 25.779′ N, 94° 2.636′ W. Marker is in Texarkana, Texas, in Bowie County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and West 9th Street, on the right when traveling south on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Located on wall of church to left of doors. Marker is at or near this postal address: 903 Walnut Street, Texarkana TX 75501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Bowie (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott Joplin (within shouting distance of this marker); Texarkana
Central Christian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 20, 2016
2. Central Christian Church
(within shouting distance of this marker); United States Post Office and Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Records Stored at Rondo (approx. 4.6 miles away in Arkansas).
 
Also see . . .  Church web site about history. (Submitted on August 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View of marker looking south on Walnut Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 20, 2016
3. View of marker looking south on Walnut Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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