Details for First Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5349007198)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5349007198

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Marker Number 7198
Atlas Number 5349007198
Marker Title First Methodist Church
Index Entry First Methodist Church
Address N. 15th at W. 3rd St.
City Corsicana
County Navarro
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738735
UTM Northing 3553535
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 24" x 18"
Marker Text Founded 1851; sanctuary built 1871 was not yet consecrated when State Democratic Convention met here 1872 and laid plans to free Texas from Reconstruction rule. First missionary society west of the Mississippi organized here, 1880. H. A. Boaz, ordained here, later became president of Polytechnic College, S. M. U., and a bishop. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967