Details for First Christian Church (Atlas Number 5319011272)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5319011272


Marker Number 11272
Atlas Number 5319011272
Marker Title First Christian Church
Index Entry First Christian Church
City Mason
County Mason
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 478501
UTM Northing 3401771
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; Christian (Disciples of Christ) denominations; churches
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Austin St. and Willow St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Organized Feb. 14, 1875, with M. E. Gibson as first minister. Land for church was purchased from John and Louisa Schuessler on Oct. 16, 1876, by church elders John R. McGee, A. P. Boston, Whitmill Holland, and B. F. Gooch. This structure, built of native sandstone by local contractor August Brockmann, was completed and dedicated in Jan. 1879. The classic revival porch was added in 1926, by Philadelphia Architect Watkins K. Phillips. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973