Details for Bethel Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5373010385)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5373010385


Marker Number 10385
Atlas Number 5373010385
Marker Title Bethel Baptist Church
Index Entry Bethel Baptist Church
City Bold Springs
County Polk
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 309965
UTM Northing 3413445
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Livingston take FM 350 about 9 miles NW to Bold Springs, church is on west side of road, just north of intersection w/ FM 942
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1901 for congregation organized Jan. 6, 1849, by Rev. J. W. D. Creath, among settlers from Louisiana. Membership in early days included the family slaves. First church, located at Colita, an early Polk County town, was moved in 1872 to Bold Springs. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966