Details for St. Paul United Methodist Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5395012590


Marker Number 12590
Atlas Number 5395012590
Marker Title St. Paul United Methodist Church
Index Entry St. Paul United Methodist Church
Address 101 MLK Jr. St.
City Calvert
County Robertson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 721619
UTM Northing 3429836
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; African American topics
Marker Year 2001
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location southwest corner of FM 979 (Browning St.) and MLK Jr. St. (was Pecan St.)
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text This congregation organized in 1872 as St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church, North. After their first church building burned, members of St. Paul moved quickly to replace it. Using salvageable material from the old sanctuary as well as new materials, noted area carpenter and church member Charlie Terrill completed this building in 1900. Since that time it has served as a place of worship for the congregation and as a center for community activities. Members hosted the West Texas Annual Methodist Conference here in 1913. A fine example of the Gothic Revival style, St. Paul church features a central tower, pointed-arch windows and fish-scale shingles on the gables. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2001

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