Details for First Presbyterian Church (Atlas Number 5255001815)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5255001815


Marker Number 1815
Atlas Number 5255001815
Marker Title First Presbyterian Church
Index Entry First Presbyterian Church
City Karnes City
County Karnes
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 607486
UTM Northing 3196071
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; Presbyterian denomination; churches
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 405 E. Mayfield, Karnes City
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Karnes City's first edifice built for Protestant worship. Housed congregation originating in 1894 as a mission under the care of Helena Presbyterians, and organized as a church with 14 members in 1895 by The Rev. H. R. Laird, evangelist of the Western Texas Presbytery. Church building was completed in June 1901. Congregation celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1970.