Details for Christ United Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5493000845)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5493000845


Marker Number 845
Atlas Number 5493000845
Marker Title Christ United Methodist Church
Index Entry Christ United Methodist Church
Address 102 E. Main St.
City Stockdale
County Wilson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 601012
UTM Northing 3234611
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; state official; churches
Marker Year 1971
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location SE corner W. Main and S. 9th streets
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text Congregation organized 1871 by the Rev. R. M. Leaton, with 2 charter members. Circuit riders first held services here in a picket schoolhouse. J. R. King, early Texas settler, patriot, and state legislator, gave this site in 1876 for church. Present (1937) building is fourth at the same location. (1971)