First Methodist Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 05.587 W 096° 28.244
14S E 738695 N 3553557
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker in front of the First United Methodist Church of Corsicana, with a teaser overview of its early days. Located at 320 N 15th St, Corsicana, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2015 5:03:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNPV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Marker Number: 7198

Marker Text:
Founded 1851; sanctuary built 1871 was not yet consecrated when State Democratic Convention met here 1872 and laid plans to free Texas from Reconstruction rule. First missionary society west of the Mississippi organized here, 1880. H.A. Boaz, ordained here, later became president of Polytechnic College, S.M.U., and a bishop. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967 Incise: Marker erected by Couples Class


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