Details for St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5399005064


Marker Number 5064
Atlas Number 5399005064
Marker Title St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church
Index Entry St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church
Address 608 6th St. Ballinger
City Ballinger
County Runnels
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 409809
UTM Northing 3512629
Subject Codes churches; Roman Catholic denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 608 6th Street, Ballinger
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Early Roman Catholic worship services in Ballinger were held by missionaries in a church building constructed in 1895. In 1910, during the pastorate of the Rev. J. B. Frigon, this building was completed to serve the congregation. Constructed of native rock quarried from nearby stone deposits, the Gothic revival building is a good example of the work of local craftsmen. A Ballinger landmark, it features a single square tower on its three-part facade. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

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