Details for St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church (Atlas Number 5123005037)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5123005037


Marker Number 5037
Atlas Number 5123005037
Marker Title St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
Index Entry Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church
City Cuero
County DeWitt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 663562
UTM Northing 3201424
Subject Codes churches; Gothic Revial (Architectural style); Lutheran denomination
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Cuero, go south on US 183 about 10 miles, then take FM 237 about 2 miles east go north on county road about 1.25 miles, then west on CR .25 miles
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text One of first Texas congregations, organized 1851 by pastor Christoph Adam Sager, a German missionary. First had built a log church, 1849-50. Laid cornerstone of this native stone Gothic structure, 1866. Dedicated this church, May 1867. Rededicated in 1896. Last service was held here May 1921. Structure condemned 1951. Later restored, and dedicated as Shrine-Memorial to the Glory of God, Oct. 26, 1958. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965