Details for First Christian Church of Detroit

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5387010876


Marker Number 10876
Atlas Number 5387010876
Marker Title First Christian Church of Detroit
Index Entry First Christian Church of Detroit
Address 155 1st St NW
City Detroit
County Red River
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 289798
UTM Northing 3727116
Subject Codes Christian (Disciples of Christ) denominations; churches
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This congregation was organized by the Rev. A. H. Darnell in 1901, soon after the town of Bennett Station became known as Detroit. Darnell then served as first pastor of the fellowship and provided leadership for the construction of this sanctuary the following year. Built of lumber cut in nearby mills, the carpenter Gothic structure features lancet windows and a corner tower entry with a gable over the doors. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

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