Details for Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church (Atlas Number 5167011580)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167011580


Marker Number 11580
Atlas Number 5167011580
Marker Title Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
Index Entry Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church
Address 2216 Avenue H
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 325972
UTM Northing 3242876
Subject Codes churches
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected 1855-1857 for third episcopal mission in Republic of Texas. Established Feb. 6, 1841, by the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, rector from 1841 to 1871, who is buried beneath the sanctuary. First service held Nov. 1, 1857. Here Rev. Alexander Gregg was elected first bishop of the diocese of Texas on May 6, 1859. Trinity and her congregation have withstood the perils of epidemics, fire and flood. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965