Details for Blanco Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5031000431)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5031000431

Data

Marker Number 431
Atlas Number 5031000431
Marker Title Blanco Methodist Church
Index Entry Blanco Methodist Church
Address
City Blanco
County Blanco
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 555682
UTM Northing 3329465
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of 1st and Pecan Street in Blanco
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized, 1854, by Rev. Daniel Rawls, Methodist circuit rider. Six charter members. Worship was held in log cabin and frame building until 1882. Present structure erected, dedicated, 1883. Still serves as church sanctuary. Native limestone hauled 10 miles from quarry by ox cart and wagon team. Unique cornerstone is laid above east doorway arch. Tower bell is same as installed in 1883. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967

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Blanco Methodist Church (RTHL)
Blanco Methodist Church (RTHL)