Details for Ryan Chapel (Atlas Number 5005008720)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5005008720


Marker Number 8720
Atlas Number 5005008720
Marker Title Ryan Chapel
Index Entry Ryan Chapel
Address 555 FM 2497
City Diboll vicinity
County Angelina
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 329891
UTM Northing 3455049
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; churches
Marker Year 1964
Marker Location from Diboll, take US 59 1 mi. to FM 2497; go NW 1.1 mi. to Ryan Chapel United Methodist Church at intersection with FM 304.
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Founded 1866, after new settler, Rev. Isaac Ryan, had Methodist revival in home before occupying it. His brother John was one of 19 charter members. L. H. D. and Sallie Guinn gave 7.5 acres for church and cemetery. First 16 by 20-ft. church had puncheon seats and floor. First pastor, Rev. Henry Wright, was paid in bacon, corn, syrup. (1964)