Details for Masonic Lodge Hall and First Baptist Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5067009826


Marker Number 9826
Atlas Number 5067009826
Marker Title Masonic Lodge Hall and First Baptist Church
Index Entry Masonic Lodge Hall and First Baptist Church
City Kildare
County Cass
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 383225
UTM Northing 3645784
Subject Codes fraternal organizations; Baptist denomination; churches
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location across from FM 125/FM 248 S junction in Kildate
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text One of the first buildings constructed in Kildare; now the oldest existing one n town. Erected jointly 1878 by the Baptist Church and Jim's Bayou Lodge # 491 A.F. & A.M. Builders were Skillman and Bricker. In continuous use since 1878, structure is of heart cypress, selected for extreme durability. Although church moved in 1950's, building still serves as Lodge Hall and recreation facility. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 169

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