Details for St. Peter Lutheran Church (Atlas Number 5171010108)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010108


Marker Number 10108
Atlas Number 5171010108
Marker Title St. Peter Lutheran Church
Index Entry Saint Peter Lutheran Church
Address 806 N. Lindsey
City Doss
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 487510
UTM Northing 3368020
Subject Codes Lutheran denomination; eccesiastical buildings; Gothic Revial (Architectural style); churches
Marker Year 1993
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Harper take rr 783 approx. 14 miles to intersection of RR 783 and RR 648 in Doss
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Organized by German Lutherans in September 1896 under a brush arbor at nearby Lange's Mill, this church has been part of Gillespie County history for over 100 years. A frame church building erected in 1898 was replaced by this Gothic revival structure in 1912-1913. built by church members using native limestone, the building features a central projecting bell tower and pressed metal steeple with cross stone quoins, and arched Gothic windows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988