Details for First Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5315008039)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5315008039


Marker Number 8039
Atlas Number 5315008039
Marker Title First Methodist Church
Index Entry First Methodist Church
Address Henderson and Market St.
City Jefferson
County Marion
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 373904
UTM Northing 3625205
Subject Codes churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Founded on this site, 1844. Rev. Jas. Baldridge, first pastor. Log church was replaced 1860 by most imposing brick one west of Mississippi River. Its bell, minted of 1500 Mexican silver dollars, now is in this building erected 1884. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965