Details for Saint Paul's Church (Atlas Number 5097004480)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5097004480


Marker Number 4480
Atlas Number 5097004480
Marker Title Saint Paul's Church
Index Entry Saint Paul's Church
City Gainesville
County Cooke
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 672408
UTM Northing 3722042
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Episcopal denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Intersection of California and Jefferson Streets, Gainesville.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Founded May 10, 1877. Bishop A.C. Garrett laid cornerstone May 12, 1884, on land given by Judge J. M. Lindsay, civic leader. English Gothic architecture. Built of brick made locally. Foundation of huge limestone slabs, hauled to site by oxcart. First service in this church Aug. 6, 1885. Consecrated May 6, 1900. Saint Paul's had become a Parish, 1888; one of 13 original Parishes when the Diocese of Dallas was created in 1895. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.