Details for Harwood Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge (Atlas Number 5177002402)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5177002402


Marker Number 2402
Atlas Number 5177002402
Marker Title Harwood Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge
Index Entry Harwood Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge
City Harwood
County Gonzales
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 644872
UTM Northing 3283023
Subject Codes fraternal organizations; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; churches
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Stelle St. at N. Second St., Harwood.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text After the Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad established Harwood in 1875, this community meetinghouse was built. The first floor was used for Methodist worship services and housed a school. The Harwood Masonic Lodge No. 468 met on the second floor from Oct. 7, 1876, until 1962 when it joined the Hopkinsville Lodge at Waelder. The church continues to serve the area. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979