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San Benito, Texas Historical Markers

 
First Methodist Church of San Benito Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 19, 2018
First Methodist Church of San Benito Marker (wide view)
Texas (Cameron County), San Benito — 14003 — First Methodist Church of San Benito
On January 22, 1908, less than one year after the platting of San Benito, the Rev. C.E.W. Smith, a pastor in Brownsville, organized the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Smith preached to the congregation once a month at a local one-room . . . — Map (db m119522) HM
Texas (Cameron County), San Benito — Historic U.S. Post Office Constructed 1931
Restored 2005-2006 as a Historic Municipal Building Mayor – Cesar Gonzalez Mayor Pro-tem – Joe. H. Hernandez Commissioner – Mark Moody Commissioner – Arnoldo Padilla Commissioner – Valente . . . — Map (db m119524) HM
Texas (Cameron County), San Benito — 4528 — San Benito Post Office
At the time the local community was granted its first post office in April 1907 it was known as Diaz. Because another town in Texas had previously been awarded the name Diaz by postal officials, the name of this post office was changed to San . . . — Map (db m119537) HM
Texas (Cameron County), San Benito — 11789 — Water District Building
Designed by Austin architects Endress and Walsh and built by contractor L. Fleming, the San Benito Land and Water Company building was completed in 1910 at a cost of $14,386. Thirty-foot pine beams and locally made brick were used to construct . . . — Map (db m119523) HM

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