Details for Bandera Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5019000292)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5019000292


Marker Number 292
Atlas Number 5019000292
Marker Title Bandera Methodist Church
Index Entry Bandera Methodist Church
Address 406 11th Street
City Bandera
County Bandera
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 492870
UTM Northing 3288292
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Eleventh and Hackberry Sts., Bandera.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1880 by members under leadership of B.F. Langford, Sr. Gothic architecture. Hand-cut limestone, with oak timbers. Though enlarged and remodeled, retains original charm. Rev. John Devilbiss (who helped found first Protestant church in San Antonio) held services here 1861. Church organized 1867 by Rev. A.J. Potter; charter members included Rugh, Langford, Stevens Families. Daniel Rugh organized first Sunday school, April 18, 1869. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.