Details for Farris Chapel Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5471008448)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5471008448


Marker Number 8448
Atlas Number 5471008448
Marker Title Farris Chapel Methodist Church
Index Entry Farris Chapel Methodist Church
City Huntsville
County Walker
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 238790
UTM Northing 3389012
Subject Codes churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From the intersection of SH 30 and IH-45 (Huntsville), take SH 30 W approximately 3 miles to FM 1791; then SW on FM 1791 approximately 10.5 miles. Old Richards Road southwest of Huntsville.
Marker Size Other - explain
Marker Text Farris Chapel Methodist Church, built 1880 for congregation founded by Hezekiah Farris in 1841. Used by other faiths. First area schoolhouse.