Details for Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5327004431


Marker Number 4431
Atlas Number 5327004431
Marker Title Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Index Entry Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Address Canal & Bevans Streets
City Menard
County Menard
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 424988
UTM Northing 3420585
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Roman Catholic denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location at the corner of Canal and Bevans Streets Menard
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Roman Catholic worship services were held in Menard as early as 1872, when J.J. Callan set aside this lot of land for the construction of a Catholic Church Building. Visiting priests held occasional services in various homes and in the courthouse until 1899, when this building was constructed under the direction of the Rev. P. Beaudrillard for Sacred Heart Parish. The Gothic Revival Building features native stone and lancet windows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1984

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