“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bishop, Texas

Clickable Map of Nueces County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Nueces County, TX (138) Aransas County, TX (68) Jim Wells County, TX (13) Kleberg County, TX (27) San Patricio County, TX (43)  NuecesCounty(138) Nueces County (138)  AransasCounty(68) Aransas County (68)  JimWellsCounty(13) Jim Wells County (13)  KlebergCounty(27) Kleberg County (27)  SanPatricioCounty(43) San Patricio County (43)
Corpus Christi is the county seat for Nueces County
Bishop is in Nueces County
      Nueces County (138)  
      Aransas County (68)  
      Jim Wells County (13)  
      Kleberg County (27)  
      San Patricio County (43)  
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1Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 418 — Bishop
The town of Bishop was established in 1910 by F.Z. Bishop on land he had purchased from the Driscoll Ranch. The townsite was staked on both sides of the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico railroad line. F.Z. Bishop, who dreamed of building a . . . Map (db m118007) HM
2Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 12125 — First Baptist Church of Bishop
The Rev. J.B. Bruce of Kingsville and seven organizers met with forty applicants on January 29, 1911, in Moser Hall in downtown Bishop to establish a missionary Baptist church. The congregation called the Rev. B.F. Goodwin as a temporary pastor. . . . Map (db m167021) HM
3Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 12127 — First United Methodist Church of Bishop
The Rev. Alton T. White, Pastor at nearby Calallen, met with Methodists in the Bishop Town Hall to organize a Methodist Episcopal Church on November 12, 1911. Mrs. B.G. Bishop, Mrs. J.B. Butts, J.H. Herron, Mrs. Althea McClane, Mr. and Mrs. . . . Map (db m167025) HM
4Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 20032 — Restland Memory Park
Also known as Bishop Cemetery #2, Restland Memorial Park was established in 1919. Following flooding from the 1919 hurricane, a committee, headed by J.M. Binion, acquired and designed a new cemetery to relocate some of the burials from the . . . Map (db m156336) HM
5Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 17905 — St. John Lutheran Church
In May 1913, Rev. F.J. Lange helped thirteen local families organize the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and served as its pastor until 1915. The congregation met at the West Ward School and at the R. R. Menn farm until 1917, when it built the . . . Map (db m167024) HM
6Texas (Nueces County), Bishop — 16953 — St. Paul Lutheran Church and School
In December 1911, St. Paul Lutheran Church was organized by a small group of Wendish Lutheran men under the direction of Rev. E.J. Moebus in the rural community of Concordia, about seven miles northeast of bishop. Johann Michalk of Thorndale . . . Map (db m167026) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022