Details for First Christian Church of Grapeland (Atlas Number 5225011127)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5225011127


Marker Number 11127
Atlas Number 5225011127
Marker Title First Christian Church of Grapeland
Index Entry First Christian Church of Grapeland
Address 301 N. Market Street
City Grapeland
County Houston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 264516
UTM Northing 3486936
Subject Codes churches
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Congregation organized about 1870 in community of Red House (3 mi. east), where Indian village had once stood. When Grapeland was founded with coming of railroad in 1872, church moved to town; at first held services in schoolhouse. Present sanctuary was built in 1895 and has been in continuous use since then. In 1947 kitchen facilities, a dining room, and an educational unit were added to the original structure.