Details for Oakland Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5185008606)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5185008606


Marker Number 8606
Atlas Number 5185008606
Marker Title Oakland Baptist Church
Index Entry Oakland Baptist Church
City Roans Prairie
County Grimes
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 217729
UTM Northing 3386927
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; churches
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from the intersection of SH 90 and SH 30 in Roans Prairie go E on SH 30 approx. 100 yards, then S on Church Road approx. 200 yards; Roans Prairie.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized 1854. First pastor was George W. Baines, great grandfather of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Congregation worshipped in school room till 1872 when present church was built. Church was moved to this site in 1913. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967