Details for First Christian Church (razed) (Atlas Number 5275001699)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5275001699


Marker Number 1699
Atlas Number 5275001699
Marker Title First Christian Church (razed)
Index Entry First Christian Church
City Benjamin
County Knox
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 426521
UTM Northing 3716422
Subject Codes county official; pioneers; Christian (Disciples of Christ) denominations; churches
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of E. Bedford St. and E. Dimmit St., Benjamin
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized 1907 under Sam Anderson, board chairman. Schoolhouse used for services until 1909, when this church was built. W. C. Wright was called as the first minister. Oldest church building in city continuously in use. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.