Details for Perry United Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5145003991)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5145003991


Marker Number 3991
Atlas Number 5145003991
Marker Title Perry United Methodist Church
Index Entry Perry United Methodist Church
City Perry
County Falls
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 700437
UTM Northing 3479810
Subject Codes churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Perry, take FM 1240 east about 2mi.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized in 1872 west of Perry in home of Theodore Reusse (Rice) by a circuit rider, the Rev. F. Mumme. To 4 charter members, 11 others were added during 1872. This Victorian Gothic revival building was erected 1884-85 of pine and cypress lumber bought in Houston and hauled here by ox wagons. It was dedicated Feb. 7, 1885. In 100 years, 37 pastors have served the congregation. RTHL - 1972