Details for Grace Episcopal Church (Atlas Number 5123002236)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5123002236


Marker Number 2236
Atlas Number 5123002236
Marker Title Grace Episcopal Church
Index Entry Grace Episcopal Church
City Cuero
County DeWitt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 666521
UTM Northing 3219441
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Episcopal denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Esplanade and Live Oak Streets, Cuero
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized in 1874. First chapel was moved from Port Lavaca; present church, built 1889, was dedicated May 25, 1890, when the Rev. George Hinson was rector. Gothic architecture with clapboard siding, walnut interior, cedar shingle roof. Rectors have included Hudson Stuck (1892-94), reformer, child labor laws, and conqueror of Mt. McKinley, and Everett H. Jones (1927-30), later fourth bishop, Diocese of West Texas. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.