Details for St. Paul Lutheran Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010107


Marker Number 10107
Atlas Number 5171010107
Marker Title St. Paul Lutheran Church
Index Entry Saint Paul Lutheran Church
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 526514
UTM Northing 3354649
Subject Codes Lutheran denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location take RR 1631 NE approx. 10 miles
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Oldest rural Lutheran church in Gillespie County. The Rev. M. Haag served as first pastor. Charter members numbered 17. A frame building with walls of rough boxing planks was dedicated June 22, 1884. Size: 25 x 30 feet with a 40-foot tower. Cost: $600. In 1890 building was enlarged, interior finished, beaded ceiling installed. Altar niche was added, interior finished with sheet rock and exterior covered with tin in 1928-29. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969

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