Details for St. Francis Catholic (Atlas Number 5321005031)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5321005031


Marker Number 5031
Atlas Number 5321005031
Marker Title St. Francis Catholic
Index Entry St. Francis Catholic
County Matagorda
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 211101
UTM Northing 3191877
Subject Codes churches; Roman Catholic denomination
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Wadsworth go west on SH 521 approximately 1.5 miles
Marker Size Medallion Only
Marker Text First Euro-American Roman Catholic Church in county. Land a gift of Mrs. Frank Seerden and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Butter. In Polish Village. Rebuilt following 1895 hurricane destruction. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965. 12 x 6 Supplemental Plate (1985) Later research showed original land donors were Mrs. Frank Seerden and her nephew Zeflick "Z" Butter.