Details for Greater Saint James Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5439002266)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002266


Marker Number 2266
Atlas Number 5439002266
Marker Title Greater Saint James Baptist Church
Index Entry Greater Saint James Baptist Church
Address 210 Harding St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656848
UTM Northing 3625708
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; eccesiastical buildings; churches; design and construction; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 210 Harding St., Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Founded in 1895 by the Rev. J. Francis Robinson and members of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, St. James Baptist Church, first met in the local Y.M.C.A. building. Construction of this building began in 1913, and services were held in the basement until the sanctuary was completed in 1918. The red brick building, featuring elements of the Gothic Revival style, is simply detailed with shallow brick reliefs and patters, cast stone, and art glass windows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1986.