Details for Old Moulton Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5285003772)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285003772


Marker Number 3772
Atlas Number 5285003772
Marker Title Old Moulton Baptist Church
Index Entry Moulton Baptist Church, Old
City Old Moulton
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 676669
UTM Northing 3274584
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Moulton, take FM 1680 northwest about 2 miles to Old Moulton
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized 1873 by 25 former members of the Live Oak Church located near Nickel, Texas. Two-story structure built 1873-74; cornerstone laid January 31, 1874. Upper story used by Masonic Lodge until 1894; later served as schoolroom; removed about turn of century. Braces placed in structure after 1886 storm. Lower floor used continuously since 1874 as Baptist church. Congregation celebrated 75th anniversary on October 24, 1948. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1970