Details for Royse City's First United Methodist Church Building (Atlas Number 5397006149)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5397006149

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Marker Number 6149
Atlas Number 5397006149
Marker Title Royse City's First United Methodist Church Building
Index Entry Royse City's First United Methodist Church Building
Address 701 Church St., off SH 66
City Royse City
County Rockwall
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 749653
UTM Northing 3651904
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; design and construction
Marker Year 1978
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 701 Church Street (corner of Church and Josephine Streets) off US 66 in Royse City
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This building was erected in 1904, during the pastorate of the Rev. D. H. Aston, to provide larger facilities for this congregation. J. E. Flanders, a well-known Dallas architect, designed the frame structure with three prominent entry towers and decorative shingling. The contractor was Oscar W. McGraw (1879-1963), founder of the McGraw Construction Co. of Dallas. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978