Details for Shepherd Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5407007671)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5407007671


Marker Number 7671
Atlas Number 5407007671
Marker Title Shepherd Methodist Church
Index Entry Shepherd Methodist Church
City Shepherd
County San Jacinto
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 307946
UTM Northing 3376056
Subject Codes Greek Revival (Architectural style); Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; churches
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location just north of SH 150 on FM 222
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Organized in 1882 in town founded by railroad backers and named for landowner-banker B. A. Shepherd. site for church was given by Paul Bremond, rail magnate. Greek revival building (first church erected in Shepherd) was shared in early years with other denominations. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970