Details for Salado Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5027004494)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027004494


Marker Number 4494
Atlas Number 5027004494
Marker Title Salado Methodist Church
Index Entry Salado Methodist Church
Address 650 Royal St.
City Salado
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 640555
UTM Northing 3424041
Subject Codes churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location relocated from corner of Stage Coach & Church Streets in 2005
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Building erected 1890 for a congregation organized 1854 at site on Salado Creek. Circuit riders serving congregation included the Rev. J.E. Ferguson, father of a Texas governor. Building committee for this church: J.L. Bailey, W.H. Cawthon, J.M. Porter. Charlie Bailey and Wallie Harkey drove wagons to haul the lumber from Austin, about 50 miles to the south. Original members' families still worship here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969