Details for First Presbyterian Church (Atlas Number 5277008197)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008197


Marker Number 8197
Atlas Number 5277008197
Marker Title First Presbyterian Church
Index Entry First Presbyterian Church
Address 410 W. Kaufman St.
City Paris
County Lamar
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 262578
UTM Northing 3727424
Subject Codes philanthropy; churches
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Organized 1861 by the Rev. John Anderson. Odd Fellows Seminary and a downtown shop were sites of early worship. Congregation built first sanctuary in 1874. Architects for this church (built 1891) were L. B. Volk and Son. Contractor: W. R. Eubanks. Romanesque style building is of Carthage stone; has stained glass windows from Belgium. The auditorium, cruciform in plan, has a wooden, ribbed vault of beaded boards. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968