Details for Church of the Ascension (Atlas Number 5463000858)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5463000858


Marker Number 858
Atlas Number 5463000858
Marker Title Church of the Ascension
Index Entry Church of the Ascension
Address SH 55
City Montell
County Uvalde
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 401941
UTM Northing 3268134
Subject Codes Episcopal denomination; churches
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Uvalde: Take SH 55 about 20 miles northwest to Montell; church on west side of 55.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Bishop W. P. Elliott held first Episcopal rites in Montell, 1890. Church was built with donations from friends throughout the world, under the leadership of the Rev. Richard Galbraith, who came from Ireland in 1883. The first service was held in this edifice Christmas Day, 1890. Services of Consecration by the Right Rev. J. S. Johnston, Bishop of West Texas, 1891. 1965