Details for Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5477008370)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5477008370


Marker Number 8370
Atlas Number 5477008370
Marker Title Methodist Church
Index Entry Methodist Church
City Chappell Hill
County Washington
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 764614
UTM Northing 3337565
Subject Codes churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location On Church St. by Public School, Chappell Hill.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Organized prior to 1847. First pastor, Robert Alexander, had been a missionary in Texas since 1837. Original church built in 1853; was destroyed in great storm of 1900; rebuilt in 1901, constructed of pine. Memorial inscription placed in window in honor of Dr. Alexander, a member of the Texas Conference for 45 years. Texas Methodist Conference sessions were held in Chappell Hill six times: 1847, 1854, 1860, 1865, 1870 and 1878.