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

Covenant United Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Rheba Bybee, August 20, 2016
1. Covenant United Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized July 1854 by The Rev. Richard O. Watkins, as Cumberland Presbyterian Church. First church building was erected in 1854-55. First pastor, The Rev. Dempsey W. Broughton, helped found Trinity University. Present sanctuary was built in 1877. Church took name "First Presbyterian" after national denominational merger in 1906. It became "Covenant" after absorbing Gastonia (1912) and Jiba (1963) congregations.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8504.)
 
Location. 32° 35.334′ N, 96° 18.391′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mulberry Street (State Highway 243) and South Dallas Street, on the right when traveling east on East Mulberry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 East Mulberry Street, Kaufman TX 75142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Isham Chisum (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Kaufman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaufman County Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenslade Drug Store (approx. 0.2
Covenant United Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, August 20, 2016
2. Covenant United Presbyterian Church
miles away); Kaufman County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. William P. King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Our Merciful Saviour (approx. 0.3 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaufman.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Covenant United Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, August 20, 2016
3. Covenant United Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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