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First Baptist Church of Rice - Rice, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 14.557 W 096° 29.889
14S E 735721 N 3570075
Quick Description: The First Baptist Church of Rice, TX is located at 201 S Dallas St, Rice, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/31/2014 5:30:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
A Texas Historical Marker here provides some background:

On Feb. 21, 1875, three years after a rail line was built to the area, a group of local residents met to organize this congregation. Early worship services were conducted in the community schoolhouse. In 1894 a sanctuary was constructed at this site on land acquired from Rice Institute, a Houston organization founded by railroadman William Marsh Rice, for whom this town was named. For over a century, the First Baptist Church has led in the development of the area. Its role in the community continues to reflect the ideals of its pioneer founders.
Date Built: 1/1/1894

Age of Church building determined by?: Historical marker

Service Times:
Sunday, 11 AM

Website: [Web Link]

Church Address:
201 S Dallas St
Rice, TX USA

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